Places that Matter

Place Explorer: Brooklyn

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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
Brownstone Books (former) Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn African-American focused bookstore offering author readings/lectures, special events, and book clubs for adults and children
Brownsville Heritage House Brownsville Brooklyn African American cultural center
Brownsville Student Farm Project Brownsville Brooklyn Formerly abandoned Brownsville lot reclaimed as an educational farm
Callahan-Kelly Playground Ocean Hill Brooklyn A park popular with handball enthusiasts
Caton Park Flatbush Brooklyn A delightful place for people of all ages
Chicago Bar & Grill Bay Ridge Brooklyn A prime example of an American bar
Child's Restaurant (former) Coney Island Brooklyn Seaside restaurant from Coney's heyday
Church of the Visitation Red Hook Brooklyn Gothic church building built in 1896
Clinton Theatre (site of) Red Hook Brooklyn Large movie theater in South Brooklyn, demolished in 1970
Clove Road Crown Heights Brooklyn Road with historic associations
Coffey Park Red Hook Brooklyn Neighborhood park offering benches, basketball courts, handball courts, a baseball diamond and space for picnicking
Columbia Street Red Hook Brooklyn A quiet street parallel to the East River
Commodore Theater (site of) Williamsburg Brooklyn Lost Williamsburg movie theater
Comus Social Club Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Men's social club in Bedford Stuyvesant
Concord Baptist Church Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn One of Brooklyn's largest African-American congregations
Coney Island Coney Island Brooklyn Legendary seaside boardwalk, beach and center for entertainment
Coney Island Bialys and Bagels Sheepshead Bay Brooklyn The oldest bialy business in New York City
Coney Island History Project Coney Island Brooklyn Exhibition center and oral history archive showcasing Coney Island past and present
Congregation Beth Elohim Park Slope Brooklyn One of Brooklyn's oldest synagogues, where the Old and the New Worlds meet
Congregation Shaare Zion Gravesend Brooklyn Orthodox Synagogue serving Syrian Jewish community from Aleppo
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Manhattan Beach Brooklyn Brooklyn's only community college
Cuyler Presbyterian Church (former) Boerum Hill Brooklyn A center for Mohawk life in New York
David Fox Playground Flatlands Brooklyn A place to hang out and be outdoors in Flatlands
Di Fara Pizza Midwood Brooklyn Renowned family owned pizzeria and Brooklyn institution
Domino Sugar Factory (former) Williamsburg Brooklyn The last sugar plant to close in NYC and a significant Brooklyn landmark
Drake Bakery (former) Clinton Hill Brooklyn A pioneer in mass-produced baked goods
Dyker Beach Golf Course and Park Dyker Heights Brooklyn Recreational oasis in the city
Dyker Beach Park Dyker Heights Brooklyn Destination for kite enthusiasts, golfers and anyone who wants to get outside
Elks Plaza Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Home of the Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks
Empire Roller Skating Center (former) Crown Heights Brooklyn Brooklyn's last large-scale roller rink, closed in 2007
Empire State/Borden Dairy Building (former) East New York Brooklyn Former dairy building with beautiful tile mural on facade
Engine Company 212 North Side Brooklyn Firehouse saved through community efforts
Erasmus Hall Academy (former) Flatbush Brooklyn The oldest school structure in New York
Eusko Etxea (formerly Centro Vasco) Greenpoint Brooklyn Basque cultural center offering events and Euskera language classes
Ferdinando's Focacceria Restaurant Red Hook Brooklyn Serving Sicilian food for over 100 years
Fort Defiance (site of) Red Hook Brooklyn Major Revolutionary War battle site
Fort Greene Park Fort Greene Brooklyn Brooklyn's first public park
Fruit Street Sitting Area Brooklyn Heights Brooklyn Park with views of Lower Manhattan and the harbor
Fulton Street El (site of) Brooklyn This elevated train line encouraged Brooklyn's settlement
Gage and Tollner (former) Downtown Brooklyn Brooklyn's oldest restaurant until its close in 2004
George P. Davis American Legion Post 116 and Auxiliary Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Veterans' center in Bedford-Stuyvesant
Gerry's Place Annadale Brooklyn
God's Park Bench Brooklyn Flat rocks at the geographical center of NYC with unparalleled views of Lower Manhattan
Gowanus Canal Conservancy Gowanus Brooklyn Environmental non-profit organization advocating for a healthy Gowanus Canal Watershed
Grace Agard Harewood Senior Center Fort Greene Brooklyn Supports local seniors with services and activities, like the weekly Jazz 966 concert series
Grace Court Alley Brooklyn Heights Brooklyn Block of intact historic carriage houses
Gran Bwa Prospect Lefferts Gardens Brooklyn Venerated Haitian gathering site in Prospect Park
Grand Ferry Park Williamsburg Brooklyn Pocket park next to the East River in Williamsburg
Grand Prospect Hall Park Slope Brooklyn An opulent hall for hire
Green-Wood Cemetery Sunset Park Brooklyn National Historic Landmark cemetery founded in 1838