Where’s Golidlocks?

Welcome to the “Gingerbread House.”

Gingerbread House

Officially known as the Howard E. and Jessie Jones House, it was built in 1916 and is one of the last vestiges of rich, old mansion Bay Ridge.

Gingerbread House

These pictures do not do this place justice. First, it is huge. I mean, huge by suburban standards and therefore simply ginormous by urban standards. I can’t even fathom how the owners can pay the taxes on it, the lot it’s on has to be a couple of acres.

The house is an absolute marvel. It looks so at home in its setting, the roof mimics the gentle hills of the surrounding area and the stones blend perfectly with the beautiful old trees surrounding it.

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~ by ann on July 16, 2007.

3 Responses to “Where’s Golidlocks?”

  1. […] 72nd Street cut back inland and turn right on Narrows Avenue. Walk to 83rd street to admire a real Gingerbread House, the 1916 Arts & Crafts-era masterwork officially known as the Howard E. and Jessie Jones […]

  2. I have live all my life in bay ridge and I love it,

  3. […] 72nd Street cut back inland and turn right on Narrows Avenue. Walk to 83rd street to admire a real Gingerbread House, the 1916 Arts & Crafts-era masterwork officially known as the Howard E. and Jessie Jones […]

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