Flatbush Avenue Block 1118
Triangle between 4th, Pacific, Flatbush and Atlantic
Just to the east was a desolate triangle of land used as parking and equipment storage for the LIRR. It was also the home of the JRG Bar and Restaurant. The vacant building next door to the restaurant bore a notice about being baited for rats, a sure precursor to demolition. This block will be combined with the adjacent blocks to the east as the location of the new arena. The short stretch of 5th Avenue between Flatbush Avenue and Atlantic Avenue will be closed.
The block was cleared by the time I returned in the fall of 2007.
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