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Place Explorer: Brooklyn

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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
4W Circle of Art & Enterprise (former) Fort Greene Brooklyn Women's collaborative store offering African-inspired goods
770 Eastern Parkway Crown Heights Brooklyn Nerve center of the Chabad Lubavitch Chassidic community
African People's Farmers Market Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Thriving community-based farmers market
Akwaaba Cafe (former) Stuyvesant Heights Brooklyn Once popular African-Diaspora restaurant
Akwaaba Mansion Bed & Breakfast Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn A black-owned Bed & Breakfast and the only one in Bed-Stuy
Alku and Alku Toinen Finnish Co-ops Sunset Park Brooklyn The first non-profit housing cooperatives in the U.S., organized by the Finnish Home Building Association
Atlantic and Erie Basins Red Hook Brooklyn Ports that were integral to Brooklyn's important shipping industry
Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn The lower stretch of this wide tree-lined avenue
Atlantic Basin Piers Red Hook Brooklyn Where many Puerto Ricans disembarked in NYC from 1906 to 1928
Autonomedia Williamsburg Brooklyn Facility for book publishing since 1870, home to radical publishing house Autonomedia
BAMcafe Fort Greene Brooklyn Upstairs eatery at the Brooklyn Academy of Music that offers performances and a place to gather
Barbes Park Slope Brooklyn Neighborhood bar and performance space
Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Sunset Park Brooklyn Striking church run by the Redemptorist Fathers
Bath Beach (site of) Bath Beach Brooklyn Site of a 19th century seaside resort
Battle of Brooklyn American Revolution burial site Gowanus Brooklyn Patriot soldiers died and were buried here in 1776
Bay Ridge United Methodist (Green) Church (site of) Bay Ridge Brooklyn 108-year-old stone church, now demolished
Bedford Branch, Brooklyn Public Library Crown Heights Brooklyn The first of the Brooklyn Public Libraries
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Community development corporation founded in 1967 and still active today
Bedford YMCA Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Neighborhood athletic and recreational center
Beth Ahavath Sholom, a.k.a. The Temple (site of) Bath Beach Brooklyn Former synagogue that hosted punk rock concerts in its basement
Beth-El Hospital (former, now Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center) Brownsville Brooklyn Site of a 1962 labor struggle by hospital workers
Betsy Head Memorial Playground & Swimming Pool Brownsville Brooklyn One of the city's 11 giant WPA-era pools
Billie Holiday Theatre Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn 200-seat theater in Bedford-Stuyvesant offering an alternative to Broadway
Boys and Girls High School Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn The oldest high school in the city
Braggs Senior Center Crown Heights Brooklyn Senior center in Bedford Stuyvesant
Bridge Street AWME Church Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn The oldest African-American congregation in Brooklyn
Brighton Beach Bath and Racquet Club (site of) Brighton Beach Brooklyn An early 20th century resort and health club, now demolished
Broken Angel Clinton Hill Brooklyn Artistically modified home with features like found-item stained glass windows and a roof-top camera obscura
Brooklyn Bears Community Garden Prospect Heights Brooklyn A community garden for over two decades
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Prospect Heights Brooklyn Extensive gardens and diverse greenhouses mark this Brooklyn oasis
Brooklyn Children's Center Crown Heights Brooklyn Community-based mental health provider for children and adolescents
Brooklyn Children's Museum Crown Heights Brooklyn The first museum in the world created specifically for children
Brooklyn College Flatbush Brooklyn Since 1930, one of CUNY's foremost institutions
Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain Carroll Gardens Brooklyn 1920s pharmacy turned old-fashioned soda shop
Brooklyn Heights Promenade Brooklyn Heights Brooklyn Waterfront walkway offering spectacular views along the East River
Brooklyn Historical Society Brooklyn Heights Brooklyn Museum and library devoted to Brooklyn's history
Brooklyn Lyceum (formerly Public Bath #7) Park Slope Brooklyn Once a public bathhouse, now a center for dance, music and theater that includes a gym and a cafe
Brooklyn Moon Cafe Fort Greene Brooklyn Coffee shop, restaurant and performance space in Fort Greene
Brooklyn Museum Plaza Prospect Heights Brooklyn A welcoming public plaza with wonderful fountains
Brooklyn Navy Yard Navy Yard Brooklyn A Navy shipyard from 1801 until 1966, important during the Civil War
Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92 Fort Greene Brooklyn Adapted public gateway to the Brooklyn Navy Yard
Brooklyn Paramount Theater (former) Downtown Brooklyn Hosted early rock 'n' roll concerts and still houses its original Wurlitzer organ
Brooklyn Public Library's Central Library Park Slope Brooklyn This library offers 1.5 million books, magazines, and multimedia materials, an extensive Brooklyn history collection and a Multilingual Center
Brooklyn State Hospital, aka Kingsboro Psychiatric Center East Flatbush Brooklyn Historic state psychiatric facility and nursing school
Brooklyn Steel Pan Yards East Flatbush Brooklyn East Flatbush home to Crossfire Steel Pan band
Brooklyn Terminal Market Canarsie Brooklyn Central produce market open for business since 1942 and housing 33 vendors
Brooklyn Women's Hospital Brownsville Brooklyn Neighborhood hospital
Brower Park Crown Heights Brooklyn Beloved park next to the Brooklyn Children's Museum
Brownstone Books (former) Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn African-American focused bookstore offering author readings/lectures, special events, and book clubs for adults and children
Brownsville Heritage House Brownsville Brooklyn African American cultural center