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Built and Never-Built Brooklyn: An Exploration

Oct 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

$10

Join Cornell professor and urbanist Thomas Campanella for an unprecedented journey through the history of our beloved borough via its built environment. In his book Brooklyn: The Once and Future City, Campanella brings us from sleepy colonial settlements, to the electric playground of Coney Island, and everything built in between. In addition to sharing what we’ve built and what we’ve lost, this epic story highlights some of the never-realized dreams of Brooklynites through time, from abandoned plans for the world’s tallest building to failed designs to make Jamaica Bay the largest deep-water seaport on Earth. Editor at Curbed Amy Plitt joins Campanella for this urban exploration.

Details

Date:
Oct 7, 2019
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$10
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/built-and-never-built-brooklyn-an-exploration-tickets-69660692005

Organizer

Brooklyn Historical Society
Phone:
718-222-4111
Email:
brooklynhistory@brooklynhistory.org
Website:
http://www.brooklynhistory.org

Venue

Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Phone:
718-222-41111 ext 250
Website:
http://www.brooklynhistory.org