Historic Brooklyn Heights
Explore New York City’s first Landmark District on a special tour co-sponsored with Brooklyn Historical Society. We will discuss the neighborhood’s agricultural roots, its emergence as the country’s first suburb, and its 20th century decline and dramatic regeneration. The tour ends at Brooklyn Historical Society and will include a behind-the-scenes tour of the building and free admission to the museum. Stops could include: The Hotel St George, Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims, and sites associated with Seth Low, George Washington, Arthur Miller, WEB DuBois, and Gypsy Rose Lee.