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How the Architectural Walking Tour Built the Preservation Movement

Learn how walking tours helped pave the way for the Landmarks Law of 1965. Historian and journalist Francis Morrone, author of The Architectural Guidebook to Brooklyn, discusses the history of the walking tour. Learn how the first walking tours in … Continue reading

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Park Lit TONIGHT Coney Island ALWAYS

Two of BHS’s Interpreting Brooklyn artists, novelist Elizabeth Gaffney and Coney Island playwright Michael Schwartz, will be reading tonight in Fort Greene Park with L.J. Davis, a fellow contributor to the magazine A Public Space. Another friend of BHS and … Continue reading

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