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The village of Sea Cliff was settled long (Credit: T.C. McCarthy)

The village of Sea Cliff was settled long before its 1883 incorporation. It is one of the oldest municipalities on Long Island. (March 25, 2011)

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The Village of Sea Cliff, which originated as a Methodist meeting ground, was incorporated in 1883 operating predominantly as a summer resort town. Although much of the one-square-mile village still has the 1920s resort look, it is now occupied with more than 5,000 people year round. Sea Cliff boasts more than 30 landmarks and constantly marvelous view of Long Island's northern waters.

This late Victorian home at 199 Prospect Ave.
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This late Victorian home at 199 Prospect Ave. in Sea Cliff was built in 1890 for Anne and Eugene Rock. It later became a boarding house and is now on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

St. Luke's Protestant Episcopal Church, at 253 Glen
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St. Luke's Protestant Episcopal Church, at 253 Glen St. in Sea Cliff, was built in 1892 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

This Queen Ann house at 92 Main Ave.
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This Queen Ann house at 92 Main Ave. in Sea Cliff, was built by Charles Edwards in 1895. It was later owned by Coles Carpenter and then later by Lillian Pearsall. The house is on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

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The house, at 115 Central Ave. in Sea
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The house, at 115 Central Ave. in Sea Cliff, is called "The Wood Shed." Built in 1890, tThe home was designed by Oliver Combs for John Wood, who used it as a boarding house until 1915. It is on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

137 Prospect Ave. in Sea Cliff, was built
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137 Prospect Ave. in Sea Cliff, was built in 1877 as a summer home for Keziah Case. The house is on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

This Queen Anne Victorian, at 9 Locust Pl.
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This Queen Anne Victorian, at 9 Locust Pl. in Sea Cliff, was built in 1893 for J.T. Pirie, of Carson Pirie Scott Department Stores in Chicago. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

This Queen Anne-style house, located at 112 Sea
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This Queen Anne-style house, located at 112 Sea Cliff Ave., was built in 1884 and used as the parsonage for the Methodist Church from 1885-1888. The home is on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

91 Prospect Ave. in Sea Cliff was built
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91 Prospect Ave. in Sea Cliff was built in 1879 and owned by generations of the Wardell family. It was used for religious activities. The house is on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

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This house, at 65 20th Ave. in Sea
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This house, at 65 20th Ave. in Sea Cliff, was built in 1863 for Eliza Lockwood as a carriage house. It was converted into a summer residence in 1900 and a full-time residence in 1946. (July 19, 2012)

This Queen Anne-style home, at 103 Roslyn Ave.
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This Queen Anne-style home, at 103 Roslyn Ave. in Sea Cliff, was built by W.H. Smith in 1884, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It represents the architectural character of the community in the late 1800s as it was growing into a summer resort area. (July 19, 2012)

This house, at 19 Locust Place in Sea
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This house, at 19 Locust Place in Sea Cliff, was built in 1893 for D.W. Pardee, who was the Sea Cliff Village president in 1894. A fire destroyed some sections of the house in the 1970. There is still a functioning elevator, and the house is considered one of the largest single-family dwellings still standing in the village. The house is on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

This Queen Anne Victorian, at 18 17th Ave.
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This Queen Anne Victorian, at 18 17th Ave. in Sea Cliff, was built in 1890 and designed by Combs and Pearsall for John Conner, Sea Cliff's first fire chief. The house has the only working out house in Sea Cliff and is on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

240 Sea Cliff Ave. in Sea Cliff was
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240 Sea Cliff Ave. in Sea Cliff was built in 1888 as the second location of a Methodist Church parsonage. The home is on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

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"Foxy's Cottage," at 272 Glen Ave. in Sea Cliff, was built in 1898 by Theodore Edwards. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

This late Victorian, at 52 18th Avenue in
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This late Victorian, at 52 18th Avenue in Sea Cliff, was built in 1894. It was designed by Frederick H. Maidment, who served as village president from 1921-1925. The house is on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

This Queen Anne Victorian, at 207 Carpenter Ave.
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This Queen Anne Victorian, at 207 Carpenter Ave. in Sea Cliff, was built in 1873 and owned by Charles and Theodore Edwards. The house is on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

This house, called
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This house, called "The Monterey Hotel," at 362 Sea Cliff Ave. in Sea Cliff, was built in 1875 and purchased by Eliza McCormack for $1 from the Sea Cliff Grove and Metropolitan Camp Ground Association. Now used as a private residence, the house is one of the few surviving late 19th century summer boarding houses. The house is on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

This house, at 46 Dubois Ave., in Sea
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This house, at 46 Dubois Ave., in Sea Cliff is on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

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This Italianate-style house, at 285 Glen Ave. in
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This Italianate-style house, at 285 Glen Ave. in Sea Cliff, was built in 1885 for Hermann Butchtenkirch as a summer cottage and later became the home of Charles Bahman, a local barber. (July 19, 2012)

This late Victorian, at 8 17th Ave. in
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This late Victorian, at 8 17th Ave. in Sea Cliff, was built in 1894 for ship captain Charles Kitching and later used as a boarding house. It is now a single family residence. (July 19, 2012)

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"The Shelton's Villa," at 58 18th Ave. in Sea Cliff, was built in 1893 and at one time was a boarding house. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

This house, at 378 Glen Ave. in Sea
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This house, at 378 Glen Ave. in Sea Cliff, was known as the "Swiss Cottage," and built in 1886 for Susannah North. The house is known for its sweeping gable roof and two-story porch that wraps around the house. The home is now owned by photographer Arthur Leipzig. The house is on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

This Queen Ann home, at 176 Prospect Ave.
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This Queen Ann home, at 176 Prospect Ave. in Sea Cliff, was built in 1886. The building stands out in part because of its three-story square tower. The exterior has remained largely unaltered, but the interior was converted to apartments in 1940. It was built as Sea Cliff was being transformed into a summer resort community. The house is on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

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The Stoutenberg House, at 195 Prospect Ave. in
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The Stoutenberg House, at 195 Prospect Ave. in Sea Cliff, was built in 1890 and originally owned by Long Island historian Edith Stoutenberg. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

Hoe Cottage, at 332 Franklin Ave. in Sea
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Hoe Cottage, at 332 Franklin Ave. in Sea Cliff, was built in 1888 for Robert Hoe, a printing press manufacturer and one of the founders of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The house was at one point by Brooklyn Hospital as a children's convalescent hospital. The house is on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

173 16th Ave. in Sea Cliff was built
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173 16th Ave. in Sea Cliff was built in 1880 and represents the area's architectural character as it was growing as a popular summer resort community. It has a view of Hempstead Harbor. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 19, 2012)

The Long Island Rail Road station in Sea
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The Long Island Rail Road station in Sea Cliff, built in 1868, is on the National Register of Historic Places. (July 6, 2012)

St. Boniface Martyr Parish is located at 145
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St. Boniface Martyr Parish is located at 145 Glen Ave. in Sea Cliff. (July 6, 2012)

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Sea Cliff Elementary School, located at 280 Carpenter
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Sea Cliff Elementary School, located at 280 Carpenter Ave. in Sea Cliff, serves 412 students in grades K-5. (July 6, 2012)

Rose's General Store, at 327 Sea Cliff Ave.
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Rose's General Store, at 327 Sea Cliff Ave. in Sea Cliff, is housed in a 130-year-old building that used to be a bookstore and has a collection of old-fashioned toys, among other things. (July 6, 2012)

Sea Cliff, an incorporated village on the North
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Sea Cliff, an incorporated village on the North Shore of Nassau County, runs one square mile and was incorporated in 1883. It is one of the oldest municipalities on Long Island. (July 6, 2012)

Sea Cliff Village Hall is connected to the
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Sea Cliff Village Hall is connected to the library at 300 Sea Cliff Ave. (July 6, 2012)

Memorial Park, also referred to as Sunset Park
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Memorial Park, also referred to as Sunset Park for its beautiful sunsets, is at the corner of Sea Cliff and Prospect avenues. (July 6, 2012)

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The Sea Cliff Yacht Club is located at
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The Sea Cliff Yacht Club is located at 42 The Boulevard in Sea Cliff, next to the beach. (July 6, 2012)

The Sea Cliff Library, located at 300 Sea
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The Sea Cliff Library, located at 300 Sea Cliff Ave. in Sea Cliff, is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. this summer. (July 6, 2012)

The Sea Cliff Fire Department has been in
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The Sea Cliff Fire Department has been in use since 1884 and has 100 volunteers. (July 6, 2012)

The Metropolitan Bistro is located at 39 Roslyn
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The Metropolitan Bistro is located at 39 Roslyn Ave. in Sea Cliff. (July 6, 2012)

Dreams East, located at 359 Sea Cliff Ave.
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Dreams East, located at 359 Sea Cliff Ave. in Sea Cliff, has served the community since 1981. (July 6, 2012)

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The Sea Cliff U.S. Post Office is located
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The Sea Cliff U.S. Post Office is located at 200 Sea Cliff Ave. (July 6, 2012)

Memorial Park, also referred to as Sunset Park
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Memorial Park, also referred to as Sunset Park for its beautiful sunsets, is at the corner of Sea Cliff and Prospect avenues. (July 6, 2012)

Sea Cliff Beach, which overlooks Mosquito Cove, is
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Sea Cliff Beach, which overlooks Mosquito Cove, is next to the yacht club on The Boulevard in Sea Cliff. (July 6, 2012)

Sherlock Homes is a real estate company that
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Sherlock Homes is a real estate company that is located at 305 Sea Cliff Ave. in Sea Cliff. (July 6, 2012)

Sea Cliff Avenue in Sea Cliff is filled
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Sea Cliff Avenue in Sea Cliff is filled with restaurants and businesses. (July 6, 2012)

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The Old Bag, at the corner of Roslyn
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The Old Bag, at the corner of Roslyn Avenue and 12th Avenue in Sea Cliff, is a vintage store that sells accessories, jewelry and clothing, among other things. (July 6, 2012)

There is a ball field across from Sea
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There is a ball field across from Sea Cliff Elementary School at 280 Carpenter Avenue in Sea Cliff. (July 6, 2012)

There is a park with two ballfields at
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There is a park with two ballfields at the corner of Sea Cliff and Dubois avenues in Sea Cliff. (July 6, 2012)

Aratas is a deli located at 303 Sea
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Aratas is a deli located at 303 Sea Cliff Ave. in Sea Cliff. (July 6, 2012)

There is a ballfield near St. Luke's Episcopal
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There is a ballfield near St. Luke's Episcopal Church at the corner of Adams Street and West Roslyn Park Drive in Sea Cliff. (July 6, 2012)

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Bart's Barber Shop in Sea Cliff is owned
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Bart's Barber Shop in Sea Cliff is owned by Joseph Mazzeo, 69, of Sea Cliff. He will be celebrating his 50th year at the shop, where he started working side-by-side with his father, Bart Mazzeo, in 1962. His father established the barber shop in 1934. (May 25, 2012)

The village of Sea Cliff was settled long
(Credit: T.C. McCarthy)

The village of Sea Cliff was settled long before its 1883 incorporation. It is one of the oldest municipalities on Long Island. (March 25, 2011)

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