Dyker Heights, Brooklyn

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Dyker Heights is an affluent residential neighborhood in the southwest corner of the borough of Brooklyn in New York City, US. It is on a hill between Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Borough Park, and Gravesend Bay.wikipedia
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Dyker Beach Park and Golf Course

Dyker Beach Park
The southernmost section, south of 86th Street and east of 7th Avenue, contains Dyker Beach Park and Golf Course.
The Dyker Beach Park and Golf Course is a public park and a municipal, 18-hole, championship golf course in the southernmost part of Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, in New York City, United States.

Fort Hamilton

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De Russy was a military engineer who built many forts in the US – from the Canada–US border and the eastern seaboard to the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific coast – including Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn.
Fort Hamilton is a United States Army installation in the southwestern corner of the New York City borough of Brooklyn, surrounded by the communities of Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights.

Thirteenth Avenue (Brooklyn)

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This opened over two hundred more building sites between Tenth and 13th Avenues as well as between 79th and 86th Streets.
Thirteenth Avenue is the commercial center of the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Borough Park, and Dyker Heights.

René Edward De Russy

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The first house built at the top of the hill (what is now 11th Avenue and 82nd Street, at about 110 ft above sea level) was built in the late 1820s by Brigadier General René Edward De Russy of the US Army.
He built his own residence on a hill in Brooklyn, which the Brooklyn Eagle referred to as "The Lookout" because of its position above New York harbor, on a ridge that became known as Dyker Heights at the end of the 19th century.

Brooklyn

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Dyker Heights is an affluent residential neighborhood in the southwest corner of the borough of Brooklyn in New York City, US. It is on a hill between Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Borough Park, and Gravesend Bay.
Italian Americans are mainly concentrated in the neighborhoods of Bensonhurst, Dyker Heights, Bay Ridge, Bath Beach, Gravesend, Cobble Hill, and Carroll Gardens, where there are many Italian restaurants, bakeries, delicatessens, pizzerias, cafes, and social clubs.

Kings Highway (Brooklyn)

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Johnson was able to develop this portion of New Utrecht woodland into a residential community by making necessary improvements to it. In 1890, the only roads present were Kings Highway, 86th Street, Denyse's Lane, and a small unnamed road near Tenth Avenue – none of which were paved and only 86th Street was a thoroughfare specifically planned as such.
St. Phillips Church in Dyker Heights now occupies part of the former lane, which meandered down to Van Brunt’s Dock in Bay Ridge.

Bensonhurst, Brooklyn

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Dyker Heights is an affluent residential neighborhood in the southwest corner of the borough of Brooklyn in New York City, US. It is on a hill between Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Borough Park, and Gravesend Bay.
According to the Daily News, Brooklyn's Asian population, mainly Chinese, has grown tremendously, not only in the Sunset Park area, but also in Bensonhurst, Dyker Heights, and Borough Park.

Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

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Dyker Heights is an affluent residential neighborhood in the southwest corner of the borough of Brooklyn in New York City, US. It is on a hill between Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Borough Park, and Gravesend Bay. Bay Ridge is served by the BMT Fourth Avenue Line, with stations at Bay Ridge Avenue, 77th Street, 86th Street and 95th Street.
It is bounded by Sunset Park on the north, Dyker Heights on the east, the Narrows and the Belt Parkway on the west, and Fort Hamilton Army Base and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge on the south.

Maria Bartiromo

Maria Bartiromo (born 1967), host of "Mornings with Maria" on the Fox Business Channel and "Sunday Morning Futures" on the Fox News Channel.
Bartiromo was born to Italian-American parents Vincent and Josephine Bartiromo, and grew up in the Dyker Heights section of Brooklyn in New York City.

New York's 11th congressional district

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Dyker Heights is located in New York's 11th congressional district, represented by Max Rose.
The 11th district includes all of Staten Island and parts of southern Brooklyn, including the neighborhoods of Bay Ridge, Bath Beach, Dyker Heights, south western Gravesend, western Sheepshead Bay, and parts of southern Bensonhurst.

Rosanna Scotto

Rosanna Scotto (born 1958), anchor on Fox 5 News/WNYW for 25 years, grew up on 11th Avenue and 83rd Street.
Scotto grew up in an Italian-American family in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, New York.

2014 killings of NYPD officers

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Wenjian Liu (d. 2014), NYPD officer, slain in the December 2014 killings of NYPD officers
Following a wake on January 3 containing elements of Chinese and Buddhist funerals, a funeral service for Liu took place on January 4 at the Ralph Aievoli & Son Funeral Home in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn.

Mary C. Seward

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Cynthia W. Alden, Mary C. Seward, and other society officers worked with the New York City Board of Education to establish the first public kindergarten for
It acquired property in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, New York for a larger facility to function as a combined home, nursery, hospital, and kindergarten.

Max Rose (politician)

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Dyker Heights is located in New York's 11th congressional district, represented by Max Rose.
Rose attended high school at Poly Prep Country Day School in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, where he captained the wrestling team, and graduated in 2004.

Peter J. Abbate Jr.

The neighborhood is represented in the New York State Senate by Andrew Gounardes of the 22nd District, and in the New York State Assembly by Peter J. Abbate Jr. of the 49th District and Mathylde Frontus of the 46th District.
Peter J. Abbate Jr. (born 1949) represents District 49 in the New York State Assembly, which consists of the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Borough Park, Bath Beach, Dyker Heights and Bensonhurst.

Brooklyn Community Board 10

Dyker Heights is served by Brooklyn Community Board 10 ( MAP) and the Dyker Heights Civic Association
Brooklyn Community Board 10 is a New York City community board that encompasses the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, and Fort Hamilton.

BRAVO Volunteer Ambulance

BRAVO Volunteer Ambulance – BRAVO, the Bay Ridge Ambulance Volunteer Organization
BRAVO Volunteer Ambulance is a volunteer ambulance organization which provides 24/7 emergency medical services to the neighborhoods of Bay Ridge, Fort Hamilton and Dyker Heights in Brooklyn, New York.

Poly Prep Country Day School

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* Poly Prep Country Day School (Pre-K – 12th Grade)
Middle School (5th to 8th grades) and Upper School (9th to 12th grades) are located in the Dyker Heights section of Brooklyn.

BMT Fourth Avenue Line

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Bay Ridge is served by the BMT Fourth Avenue Line, with stations at Bay Ridge Avenue, 77th Street, 86th Street and 95th Street.
In 1906, the plan for the Fourth Avenue subway included a spur via 86th Street running through Dyker Heights and Bensonhurst.

Vincent J. Gentile

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Walter L. Johnson Corner – 82nd Street and 11th Avenue, southwest corner. Johnson developed Dyker Heights in about 1895 to 1905. This was the corner on which he built his house, the first at Dyker Heights. The Dyker Heights Civic Association, the Dyker Heights Historical Society, and Council Member Vincent J. Gentile, of the 43rd district, were instrumental in the naming of this corner. On December 28, 2009 Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg signed the bill into law.
The district includes Bath Beach, Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, and Dyker Heights in Brooklyn.

Joe Rollino

Joe Rollino (1905-2010), an original Coney Island Strongman, who died at the age of 104 after being hit by a car while he crossed Bay Ridge Parkway at 13th Avenue.
On January 11, 2010, Rollino left his home and was hit by a vehicle in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn.

Saitta House

The Saitta House is a two-and-a-half-story, single-family Queen Anne dwelling in the Dyker Heights section of Brooklyn, New York, United States.

Justin Brannan

Dyker Heights is located in New York's 43rd City Council district, represented Justin Brannan.
Brannan served as the Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs for Council member Vincent J. Gentile, representing the 43rd District which includes Bay Ridge, Bath Beach, Dyker Heights and portions of Bensonhurst.

Boroughs of New York City

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Dyker Heights is an affluent residential neighborhood in the southwest corner of the borough of Brooklyn in New York City, US. It is on a hill between Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Borough Park, and Gravesend Bay.