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POTW Love LanePhoto of the Week:
Love Lane
With the Valentine’s Day holiday right around the corner, the photo of the week depicts a view of the south side of Love Lane in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. Love Lane is a one block mews that connects Henry Street to Hicks Street. Dating back to the Revolutionary War, Love Lane divided the estates of the DeBevoise and Pierrepont families.

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[View of Love Lane (south side.) #35 Love Lane (right) and #37 Love Lane (left.)], 1958, V1974.4.170; John D. Morrell photographs, ARC.005; Brooklyn Historical Society.

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