Tag Archives: Park Slope

Centenarian Faity Tuttle!

BHS is happy to see Brooklynite Esther Leeming “Faity” Tuttle celebrated in The New York Times among fellow centenarians! Hear Faity talk about John’s Group, a playgroup for children in Prospect Park, Brooklyn accents, and how John narrowly avoided being … Continue reading

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Park Slope Walking Tour

In 2008, BHS published the Park Slope Neighborhood & Architectural History Guide, written by Francis Morrone.  We are currently working on a neighborhood guide about Fort Greene / Clinton Hill, so, stay tuned and please be in touch if there’s … Continue reading

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Keepin’ It Brooklyn

Students at the Secondary School for Research in Park Slope working with Urban Memory Project, Park Slope Civic Council, and BHS on a wonderful oral history project. Check out their blog Keepin It Brooklyn!

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Student Exhibit in Park Slope

We worked with these students on the oral history elements of their project (stay tuned to hear some of their interviews on our website).  They’re a great group and I can’t wait to see their exhibit!

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Pete Hamill’s Brooklyn Revisited

New York magazine’s 40th Anniversary issue has an article by Pete Hamill, who grew up in Park Slope. And here’s an article he wrote about Brooklyn for the same magazine in 1969. Coincidently, our Park Slope Neighborhood and Architectural History … Continue reading

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