Places that Matter

Place Explorer: Brooklyn

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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
Greenfield Chemist & Surgical Flatbush Brooklyn Neighborhood pharmacy since 1977
Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center Greenpoint Brooklyn Former jute factory transformed into nonprofit industrial developer center
Greentank Greenpoint Brooklyn Dept. of Environmental Protection sludge storage tank
Hinsch's Bay Ridge Brooklyn Old-fashioned luncheonette in Bay Ridge
Hope Gardens Project Bushwick Brooklyn A housing project that women and minorities helped build
Independence Bank Branch (now Sovereign Bank) Red Hook Brooklyn A welcome neighborhood amenity as the first bank branch in Red Hook
India Street Pier Greenpoint Brooklyn Industrial pier and potential neighborhood amenity
Indigo Cafe and Books (former) Fort Greene Brooklyn Black-owned bookstore, cafe and community space, now online
Jahn's Ice Cream Parlor Jackson Heights Brooklyn Last Jahn's Ice Cream Parlor location in NYC.
Junior's Restaurant Downtown Brooklyn Since 1950, a restaurant serving legendary cheesecake
Kensington Library Kensington Brooklyn A quiet meeting ground in Kensington Village
Kentile Sign Gowanus Brooklyn A big, building-top neon sign belonging to a pioneering vinyl floor manufacturer
Kingston Park (St. Andrews Playground) Crown Heights Brooklyn Ball fields and courts are well used at this Crown Heights park
Kosciusko Pool Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Cooling Bedford-Stuyvesant all summer long
Kum Kau Chinese Food Clinton Hill Brooklyn A favorite Chinese restaurant
Kurdish Library & Museum (former) Prospect Heights Brooklyn This unique library draws scholars from around the world
L&B Spumoni Gardens Gravesend Brooklyn Pizzeria serving Sicilian slices and Italian ices since 1939
Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church Fort Greene Brooklyn Church notable for its efforts in the anti-slavery movement, supporting women in the ministry, and on behalf of working people and immigrants
Lafayette Monument Park Slope Brooklyn Popular meeting place
Leif Ericson Day School Dyker Heights Brooklyn Private Lutheran school in Dyker Heights
Leon's Bake Shop (former) Marine Park Brooklyn This bakery was an institution
Limestone Frieze of Moses Weeksville Brooklyn Public art adorning the grounds of the Kingsborough Houses
Luna Park (site of) Coney Island Brooklyn One of Coney Island's most storied amusement parks
Madiba Restaurant Fort Greene Brooklyn Fort Greene restaurant serving South African cuisine
Magnolia Tree Earth Center Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Environmental center and site of a "living" landmark
Maple Lanes Bensonhurst Brooklyn Classic bowling alley in Bensonhurst
Margaret Sanger Clinic (former) Brownsville Brooklyn The first birth control clinic in the United States
Masjid Abdul-Muhsi Khalifah Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Mosque central to community life
Masjid At-Taqwa Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Storefront mosque with a large and diverse congregation
Masonic Temple Fort Greene Brooklyn Hall for hire and home to Masons' meetings
McCarren Pool Greenpoint Brooklyn Public pool, now open as a venue for shows and events
Miccio Center of the Police Athletic League Red Hook Brooklyn Offers recreational and educational programs for children
Middagh Street Studio Apartments (former) Brooklyn Heights Brooklyn Brooklyn's first federally-subsidized housing for artists
Midwood Park Stanchions Midwood Brooklyn Markers of Brooklyn's days as a suburb
Mike's Coffee Shop Clinton Hill Brooklyn A popular neighborhood diner
MoCADA Downtown Brooklyn Museum promoting art, history and culture of the African Diaspora
Montauk Club Park Slope Brooklyn Elegant private club building that hosts a variety of events year-round
Montero's Bar and Grill Brooklyn Heights Brooklyn Longtime gathering spot connected to Brooklyn's seafaring past
Monument Lot or Monument Triangle Vinegar Hill Brooklyn Former tomb of American Revolutionary War prisoners
Moore Street Market Williamsburg Brooklyn Popular market, offering Caribbean and Latin American goods and produce
Mosaic House Boerum Hill Brooklyn Private home transformed into work of art
Mosaic Mural, "John Wayne and the American Frontier" by Knox Martin at John Wayne School P.S. 380 Williamsburg Brooklyn Striking piece of public art in a public school
Nathan's Coney Island Brooklyn Coney Island's famous hot dog vendor
National Cemetery in Cypress Hills Cypress Hills Brooklyn The city's only national cemetery
New Bed-Stuy Boxing Center Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Center for boxing and martial arts that trained Riddick Bowe, Mark Breland, Eric Kelly and others
New Brown Memorial Baptist Church Red Hook Brooklyn An enduring center of religious life
New Utrecht Reformed Church Bensonhurst Brooklyn Reformed Church serving Brooklyn since 1677
New York and Long Island Coignet Stone Company Building Gowanus Brooklyn Pioneering example of concrete construction in the United States
New York Aquarium Coney Island Brooklyn Oldest continually operating aquarium in the United States
Nkiru Center for Education and Culture Crown Heights Brooklyn African/American focused bookstore, formerly called Nkiru Books