Monthly Archives: March 2018

Photo of the Week: Luna Park

In honor of Luna Park opening for the season last weekend, the photo of the week depicts children on the Scenic Railway amusement ride at Luna Park around 1930 in the Coney Island neighborhood of Brooklyn. The railway ride known … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Spring

Tuesday, March 20 marked the official first day of spring with promises of warmer, greener days ahead! With that in mind, the photo of the week depicts flowers of various colors behind a row of hedges in the Brooklyn Botanic … Continue reading

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Flatbush + Main Episode 23: Revisiting Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO

In Episode 23 of Brooklyn Historical Society’s podcast Flatbush + Main, co-hosts Zaheer Ali and Julie Golia revisit Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO to celebrate the opening of its new longterm exhibition, Waterfront.

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Photo of the Week: 24 Middagh Street

Housing research is one of the most popular topics at Brooklyn Historical Society. Last week, a researcher visited the Othmer Library in search of information related to 24 Middagh Street, a home in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. We … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Drake Bakeries

The photo of the week depicts an interior view of Drake Bakeries factory at 77 Clinton Avenue on the border of the Clinton Hill and Fort Greene neighborhoods of Brooklyn around 1940. A man is pictured pouring ingredients into an … Continue reading

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