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Photo of the Week: July Fourth

Apparently, most people are too busy on July 4th to bother with photographs. In the Brooklyn Historical Society collections, there are only four photographs from this date: two photographs of an afternoon spent in a field in 1893 by the … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: The Changing City

I recently visited my brother in Paris, and in preparation for this trip, I went to see an exhibit of historical photographs at the Metropolitan Museum – Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris. Beginning in the mid-19th century, a city planner … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Autumn Avenue

By now, it should come as no surprise that while it was in the balmy 90s last week, it has now dropped to the frigid 50s as we exit our apartments in the morning and barely into the mild 70s … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Sunset Park Pays it Forward

While Hurricane Sandy’s gale forces downed trees and wreaked havoc on power and internet lines, the neighborhood did not see the extensive water damage that Red Hook, DUMBO, and the Rockaways did. Sunset Park locals and even one Upper West … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Red Hook beating Sandy back

Well, Red Hook was slammed by Hurricane Sandy.  There are several photographs on our Storify page documenting the high water line that submerged many businesses and homes along the waterfront.   As with Coney Island, the Rockaways, and Staten Island, … Continue reading

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