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Heights History: A Magnificent 1905 View Looking Up ‘Columbia Street’

This wondrous 1905 image shows Brooklyn Heights looking northwest up what was then known as Columbia Street. The background reveals nearly the entire span of the Brooklyn Bridge. In the upper right corner of the photo is the renowned Hotel Margaret, between Orange and Cranberry Streets, which was built in 1889 as the neighborhood’s “first […]

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Councilmember Petitions for Safe Access to Pier 6

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French Navy Ship Visits Brooklyn.

The French missile tracking ship Monge, named for the 18th-19th century mathematician Gaspard Monge, is docked at Pier 7 near Columbia Street just south of Atlantic Avenue. Need to brush up on conversational French? Drop in to Montero’s or other Atlantic Avenue watering holes this weekend.

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