Monthly Archives: October 2009

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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Brooklyn Utopias? – ‘Utopian’ Urban Planning – what does it mean?

Yesterday (Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009) BHS hosted a lively panel discussion about ‘Utopian’ Urban Planning, in conjunction with BHS’ current Public Perspectives exhibit, Brooklyn Utopias?. Organized by curator Katherine Gressel and moderated by urban historian and licensed architect Marta Gutman, PhD, the … Continue reading

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Making Antibiotics in Brooklyn

Founded in Brooklyn in 1849, Pfizer is now one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies and maker of drugs such as Benadryl, Depo-Provera, Glucotrol, Lipitor, Viagra, Xanax, and Zoloft, to name just a few. BHS interviewed over 20 past and … Continue reading

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