Special Events

Cocktails and Conversation

Cocktails and Conversation:
An Evening to Honor NYC's First Historic District

Monday, November 23, 2015, 6:30pm
General Admission: $100
Member Price: $80

Brooklyn Historical Society
The Long Island Historical Society, circa 1890, v1973.6.224; Brooklyn photograph and illustration collection,
ARC.202; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Join us for a very special celebration honoring the 50th Anniversary of the designation of Brooklyn Heights as New York City's finest historic district. This elegant evening will include cocktails and a program that features architectural historican Francis Morrone and Anthony C. Wood, founder and chair of The New York Preservation Archive Project (NYPAP).

Co-sponsored by the New York Preservation Archive Project and the Brooklyn Heights Association as part of the NYC Landmarks50 Alliance celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Landmarks Law.

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Click HERE to purchase tickets.

Brooklyn Real Estate Roundtable Series

Brooklyn Real Estate Roundtable is a quarterly luncheon series dedicated to examining, analyzing, reviewing and predicting the critical issues in Brooklyn real estate.

Networking cocktail reception in the BHS Tile Lobby begins at 12:00 p.m. The luncheon program commences at 12:45 p.m.

Purchase of a series includes admission to all four luncheons.

Past Events

Thank you for your support of
Brooklyn Bounty 2015!

Brooklyn Bounty 2015

Thank you for your incredible support of our annual tasting benefit, held on November 10, 2015! We enjoyed a wonderful evening of gourmet tastings, cocktails, live music, and more. Click HERE to browse photos from this fantastic event!

Above photo © 2015 Scott Rudd.

Thank you for your support of the
11th Annual Library Dinner!

Library Dinner

This year's dinner was a huge success, and the proceeds will support the work and growth of Brooklyn Historical Society’s Othmer Library. If you were unable to attend or if you want to look back on this fantastic evening, click HERE to browse photos.

A pdf of the 2015 program is available here.

Above photos © 2015 Scott Rudd. Right photo, from L to R: Brooklyn Historical Society Trustee Susan Rifkin, Dr. Linda Gordon, Honoree Joanne Witty, Honoree Eugene Keilin, Board of Trustees Chair Jim Rossman and Brooklyn Historical Society President Deborah Schwartz

Thank you to everyone who attended
"An Evening with Ken Burns"

and helped to support BHS' education programs!

Ken Burns

On March 10th, we were honored to host a special fundraising event with Academy Award-nominated producer and director Ken Burns, creator of the acclaimed documentaries “The Civil War,” “Baseball” and, most recently, “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.” In addition to other projects, Burns is currently at work on a film about the life of Brooklyn Dodger Jackie Robinson. This very special evening helped to support BHS' education programs

Thanks to our sponsor

Left Photo by Cable Risdon, Right Photo by Elizabeth Alex