Celebrating Historic Preservation in Crown Heights North
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
5:45 p.m.: Refreshments
6:30 p.m.: Welcoming Remarks
6:45 p.m.: Presentations
Hosted by the Crown Heights North Association and
Join us for a celebration of the historic preservation movement in Crown Heights North, Brooklyn. The character and history of Crown Heights endures through the memories of its residents and the architectural beauty of the streetscape. The evening’s speakers have contributed to that lasting legacy by documenting oral histories and by campaigning for historic landmark status of unique sites and neighborhoods. The program will showcase oral history initiatives by the New York Preservation Archive Project, and the successful historic preservation achievements of the Crown Heights North Association, emphasizing the current designation efforts in the Crow Hill community. The event will also feature exemplary work by the Weeksville Heritage Center to preserve the Hunterfly Road Houses, establish an African American History museum at the site, and to document essential stories of Crown Heights communities.
Speakers will include:
This event will take place at the:
Brooklyn Children’s Museum
145 Brooklyn Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11213
Visit the event page for more information on this program.
Image: Crown Heights North, photo by Carl Forester, 2007; Courtesy of the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission