If you have been wondering about the architectural treasures of Crown Heights you can satisfy your curiosity with an upcoming walking tour focusing on the history of residential development in the area. As the subway lines spread out into the borough in the early 20th century so did developers, constructing blocks… Read More >The post Check Out the Residential Jewels of Crown Heights South With a Walking Tour This Weekend appeared first on Brownstoner.
Hidden histories can be found everywhere in Brooklyn if you know where to look. “Black History in Downtown Brooklyn,” a walking tour presented by the Municipal Art Society of New York, delves into the unsung lives of African Americans who lived in Dumbo and Downtown Brooklyn in the mid 19th… Read More >The post Explore the Secret History of African Americans in Downtown Brooklyn in the Mid 19th Century appeared first on Brownstoner.
An upcoming walking tour with the Municipal Art Society of New York will give you a chance to explore the history, art and architecture of Bed Stuy with some experts on the area. Architectural historians Morgan Munsey and Brownstoner’s own Suzanne Spellen will lead a walking tour of one special street… Read More >The post Explore Bed Stuy’s Architecture and History With the Municipal Art Society of New York appeared first on Brownstoner.
Atlantic Avenue has been a significant commercial corridor in Brooklyn for over a hundred years, and you can learn a little more about its history and architecture on a walking tour this month with the Municipal Art Society of New York. Atlantic Avenue was once home to a number of… Read More >The post Explore Atlantic Avenue With the Municipal Art Society of New York appeared first on Brownstoner.