Tag Archives: Historic Preservation

Brooklyn Navy Yard By Bus

The Navy Yard in Brooklyn today stands as a private community of bustling artists and manufacturers near Vinegar Hill.  The once castle-like gates at Sands Street have been truncated and now announce the Brooklyn impound.  Many buildings could host scenes … Continue reading

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What To Do In Greenpoint, Part II

Look at one building from the land…. and by sea (or, in this case, creek–Newtown Creek):

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What To Do In Greenpoint, Part I

Look at buildings…

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Preserving NYC: Loflin, et al: “Historic Preservation…”

Here’s a movie cliche: a small group of underdogs must save the building/lot/gazebo on the grounds of saving history.  The cliche exists in television, too.  A recent episode of Parks and  Recreation (Season 2, Episode 21, “94 Meetings”) follows Leslie … Continue reading

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