Tag Archives: Brooklyn Bridge

Racing across Brooklyn

In honor of the Brooklyn Half Marathon, we’ve uploaded a portion of a film from the BHS collections, entitled Walking Race: Heel and Toe Artists Hoof it to Coney Island. It shows a group of men race walking across the … Continue reading

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High Iron

Last December, the Landmark Preservation Commission proposed to designate a section of Downtown Brooklyn as the “Borough Hall Skyscraper District.” The buildings in the district, described here, were mostly built between 1901 and 1927, when Brooklyn was believed to have … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Bridge Saves Engagement Ring

Good Brooklyn story on MSNBC: While proposing to his ladyfriend, Gina Pellicani, on the pedestrian walkway of the Brooklyn Bridge, Don Walling dropped the engagement ring and it fell through the wooden slats to the roadway below!  He recovered the … Continue reading

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Kids Workshops

Last weekend, the Center for Architecture Foundation’s Family Day and BHS hosted a workshop for kids about building the Brooklyn Bridge and lots of fun was had by all.  Which got us thinking… Parents, teachers, babysitters, mentors and friends of … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Something lovely for the New Year from Brooklyn Photographer Etienne Frossard:

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