Gingerbread house in Brooklyn

side view of the house
Gingerbread House in Brooklyn, NY

Gingerbread House in Brooklyn NY is one of the most interesting and very unique residential constructions in Brooklyn and New York. It was built in 1916-1917 by architect James Sarsfield Kennedy for shipping magnate Howard E. Jones and his wife Jessie. This house has official name: The Howard E. and Jessie Jones House or “The Mushroom House”, “The Hansel & Gretel House”, “The Witch House”. The house consists of 6 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, full basement (totaling 5,743-square-feet) and made from uncut stone.
House is located at 8220 Narrows Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209. It can be easily found via google map and marked clearly (simply search for “gingerbread house in bay ridge brooklyn, ny”). Design of this house reminds dwarfs’ dwelling from Disney’s “Snow White and seven dwarfs”.
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Gingerbread House in Brooklyn, New York
Gingerbread House in Brooklyn, New York
front view
back view
Gingerbread house in Brooklyn, New York
Gingerbread house in Brooklyn, New York
Gingerbread house in Brooklyn, New York

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