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Transit Blog: NYSDOT Shot Self in Foot with BQE Planning Proposal

Transit blog Mobilizing the Region adds a dose of reality to the controversy over the  “Standard Alternative” plan presented by the New York State Department of Transportation at its May 26 BQE EIS stakeholders meeting.   That plan calls for the demolition of many homes and land in Willowtown and North Heights area in Brooklyn […]

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New Video: The Story of New York’s First Historic District

The video “Brooklyn Is My Neighborhood/ The Story of New York’s First Historic District” was produced by Martin L Schneider and Karl Junkersfeld to serve as a prelude to Schneider’s 15,000-word article “Battling for Brooklyn Heights/ 1958-1965″. The article was originally published in serial form in the Brooklyn Heights Press in 1993. It tells the […]

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Mr. Junkersfeld’s Columbia Heights History

Mr. Junkersfeld looks at the evolution of Columbia Heights in his latest video. Karl comments:

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Heights History:The Nabeguy Collection

BHB  community member Nabeguy has posted many vintage photos of Brooklyn Heights to the BHB Photo Club on Flickr.  About the pics he says: These photos were taken in November 1961 by my father, who, along with other like-minded neighbors, was in opposition to the proposed zoning variance that would allow for construction of the […]

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