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Is This The End of the Brooklyn Bungalow?

As the final days of summer fade away and the city prepares to close down its beaches and pools, the sun is setting on yet another piece of New York's historic waterfront. Like the endangered wooden boardwalks along the shoreline of Coney Island and the Rockaways, many of the city's last summertime bungalow colonies are now facing a bleak future. Built in the same era as the boardwalks, these seasonal getaways once numbered in the thousands, but today most of New York's bungalows have disappeared from the coast. The few clusters that remain are now buckling under the combined pressures of redevelopment, storm damage, and the realities of global warming.

The full story is at Curbed NY >>