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What’s in the name ??

On researching about how the neighborhood got its name… New York’s Governor De Witt Clinton is the namesake of Clinton Hill, which today remains an upscale neighborhood of mansions and stately townhomes. Carroll Gardens is named after Charles Carroll of Maryland, who signed the Declaration of Independence (though he was never a resident), and the […]

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Home is where Clinton Hill is

By a quirk of fate, I landed up in Clinton Hill. 8 years ago, I did not even know that this would be my new neighborhood for the next so many years. As a graduate student at the Pratt Institute School of Architecture, Clinton Hill became the de facto “ghetto” for me. Except for a […]

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