Vintage Photograph Shows Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn's Flatlands Neighborhood, 1925

2131 Flatbush Ave, 1925
2131 Flatbush Ave, 1925
Photo: r/Brooklyn

This vintage photograph from 1925 shows the James J. Butler Real Estate office at 2131 Flatbush Avenue in the Flatlands neighborhood of Brooklyn. Check out those home prices! Injusted for inflation, in 2019 that 6-room Kingslawn home would only be $115,671.12. Interestingly enough, that small office still exists today, right next to a Post Office. Here is a Google StreetView of approximately the same angle:

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