Brooklyn Heights Historic District

Interesting report written in November 23, 1965 on Brooklyn Heights Historic District.

The stately brick and brownstone houses, on their tree-lined streets with stone sidewalks, represent most of the principal architectural styles of the 19th century. As seen today, interspersed by their stately churches, the houses represent almost unchanged the community as originally built.

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Meadowport Arch in Prospect Park

Year Built: 1868-1870
Architectural Style: Victorian Orientalist
Architect: Calvert Vaux with Frederick Olmsted
Landmarked: Yes (1975), also National Register of Historic Places


Panoramic view of the Post War Blues installation at the Brooklyn Army Terminal


Post War Blues is a site-specific collaborative installation: flowers crocheted and knitted from recycled plastic yarn, burst out of the train car that sits in the Brooklyn Army Terminal atrium. The flowers rise and slowly fall in undulating waves, blanketing the tracks all the way to the end of the courtyard, a distance of about 300 feet.


Rockefeller Center in Winter


Skyline View From East 86th Street Rooftop



Somewhere in Manhattan

Took this photo few years ago, but I am still amazed by this beautiful building. IMGP1537