NYC LPC On The 1965 Landmarking Of Brooklyn Heights

The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission posted photos and a document related to the 1965 landmarking of Brooklyn Heights on its Tumblr account this week. View the photos on the LPC’s Tumblr. Our neighborhood was landmarked on November 25, 1965.

In 2010, Brooklyn Heights preservationist and our own Karl Junkersfeld produced this video about the road leading up to that moment:

View more photos on the LPC’s Tumblr.

The document below is a great read, check it out and discuss in the comments below.

Brooklyn Heights District

h/t Dan Patterson

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  • carlotta

    Marvelous piece on the history of landmarking. We’re once again fighting the over development of our neighborhood. Help to continue the ambience and excellence of Brooklyn Heights. Join Citizens Defending Libraries. Come to the meeting 4 p.m. today, 10 Clinton. Save our library at Cadman Plaza from high rise development by real estate developers who only can only see the money they can make.