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Non-Offensive Symbol Rears Its Non-Ugly Head in Red Hook

Out in Red Hook, The Real Estate uncovers an ancient Hindu symbol on a building located next to a development on Coffey Street. Our friends foolishly decide to wade into the fray:

The building was erected in 1926, while Adolf Hitler was in prison writing Mein Kampf. And sure, the swastika wasn't even removed from the British Boy Scout's Medal of Merit until 1934?but still, you'd think someone might have come along and altered this building circa, oh, 1944?Dudes: we've got about 5,000 emails that strongly disagree with that point of view.
· Red Hook: Where Time Really Stands Still [The Real Estate]
· Amity St. Swastika Wrap: Floored [Curbed]