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POTW Knickerbocker Field ClubPhoto of the Week:
Knickerbocker Field Club

The photo of the week depicts the Knickerbocker Field Club in 1889. If you’ve ever walked along Church Avenue in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn, you might not have noticed the gated entrance to this still-existing club, also known as “the Knick”, which is located at East 18th Street and Tennis Court. Learn more about this hidden gem on the
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[Men playing tennis, Flatbush, Brooklyn], 1889., V1974.7.71, Adrian Vanderveer Martense collection, Arc.191; Brooklyn Historical Society.





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