We at BHB are deeply saddened by the news that Henrik Krogius has died. His love of his adopted home, Brooklyn Heights, was hard to match. He was blessed with many talents: writer; historian (he wrote the definitive history of his beloved Brooklyn Heights Promenade); editor of the Brooklyn Heights Press for many years; TV […]
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Emmy-award winning news producer & 22-year editor of the Brooklyn Heights Press Henrik Krogius has announced his retirement, reports the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. At the helm of the 75-year-old Brooklyn Heights Press and Cobble Hill News weekly, “Krogius chronicled the neighborhood’s change from a insular, Manhattan-oriented world to its present day as part of a […]
Local historian/Brooklyn Press editor Henrik Krogius will be discussing his book The Brooklyn Heights Promenade at the Brooklyn Public Library Wednesday night (11/28) at 6:30 pm. The library’s website notes: A wine and cheese reception commences at 6:30pm, with the lecture starting at 7pm. Seating is limited to 40 people. Tickets will be given out […]
A presentation and discussion hosted by Brooklyn Heights Press editor and local historian Henrik Krogius Thursday March 1—based on his 2011 book, The Brooklyn Heights Promenade—offered a wealth of fascinating historical facts and anecdotes about Brooklyn Heights’ most beloved public space, which acknowledged its 60th anniversary December 7, 2011. The event was held at the […]
On Thursday evening, March 1, from 6:00 to 7:00, the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street (between Henry and Hicks and now, unfortunately under scaffolding that obscures the view of Wendy’s windows) will present Brooklyn Heights Press editor and local historian Henrik Krogius discussing his new book, The Brooklyn Heights Promenade, which tells the story […]
Sam Roberts’ “Bookshelf” column in yesterday’s New York Times includes brief reviews of two books on Heights history, both of which have been reviewed here: Henrik Krogius’ The Brooklyn Heights Promenade, which review includes a link to Karl Junkersfeld’s video; and Martin Schneider’s Battling for Brooklyn Heights. Roberts recommends Krogius’ book for containing “accounts of […]
The New York Times Real Estate section has a piece by Christopher Gray on the history of the Promenade, headed by the very photo of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and Promenade under construction in 1948 that begins our own Karl Junkersfeld’s video about Henrik Krogius’ book that recounts the Promenade’s history. Gray quotes Krogius on the […]
Brooklyn Heights resident/writer/historian Henrik Krogius has a thinkpiece in the Brooklyn Eagle this week discussing the Brooklyn Heights Association and the battles it has fought throughout its history. He mentions David Walentas’ quote in last Sunday’s New York Times piece about his son Jed asserting that if it had been up to the BHA, “there […]
Each year, Brooklyn Heights Blog identifies ten people we feel have made a positive impact on the neighborhood. This year’s list is an eclectic mix of the fascinating personalities who make Brooklyn Heights a very special place. And now the BHB Ten 2011.
Henrik Krogius Talks About His New Book About the Creation of the Brooklyn Heights Promenade [Video]
A new book ,“The Brooklyn Heights Promenade,” by long-time Brooklyn Heights Press editor Henrik Krogius has prompted the Schneider/Junkersfeld team to produce a lively and informative video about one of New York’s major tourist destinations. The video features Krogius and numerous images that tell the complex story of one of our neighborhood’s prize treasures. Henrik’s […]
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