HOUSE IN RED HOOK

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Sitting across a parking lot from the stupendous Fairway supermarket and close to the waterfront (you can see the Statue of Liberty from the right angle), This little tarpaper-covered house is like an inside-out Red Hook museum. Nautical artifacts, hooks (red), a tricycle, a large fish head, a model of the twin towers, a skiboard, are all affixed to the front of the building. If you follow the trolley tracks (with the original overhead wiring intact) down toward the Fairway, you come upon three rusted-out trolley cars, an outdoor café, and a cluster of old, old warehouses in the process of being gentrified, and finally, huge twisted rusted crumbling hulks of industrial whatnot sitting out in the water. Red Hook rocks.