Places that Matter

Place Explorer: Highlights in Central Brooklyn

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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
770 Eastern Parkway Crown Heights Brooklyn Nerve center of the Chabad Lubavitch Chassidic community
African People's Farmers Market Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Thriving community-based farmers market
Akwaaba Cafe (former) Stuyvesant Heights Brooklyn Once popular African-Diaspora restaurant
Akwaaba Mansion Bed & Breakfast Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn A black-owned Bed & Breakfast and the only one in Bed-Stuy
BAMcafe Fort Greene Brooklyn Upstairs eatery at the Brooklyn Academy of Music that offers performances and a place to gather
Bedford Branch, Brooklyn Public Library Crown Heights Brooklyn The first of the Brooklyn Public Libraries
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Community development corporation founded in 1967 and still active today
Bedford YMCA Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Neighborhood athletic and recreational center
Billie Holiday Theatre Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn 200-seat theater in Bedford-Stuyvesant offering an alternative to Broadway
Boys and Girls High School Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn The oldest high school in the city
Bridge Street AWME Church Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn The oldest African-American congregation in Brooklyn
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Prospect Heights Brooklyn Extensive gardens and diverse greenhouses mark this Brooklyn oasis
Brooklyn Children's Museum Crown Heights Brooklyn The first museum in the world created specifically for children
Brooklyn Moon Cafe Fort Greene Brooklyn Coffee shop, restaurant and performance space in Fort Greene
Brooklyn Women's Hospital Brownsville Brooklyn Neighborhood hospital
Brower Park Crown Heights Brooklyn Beloved park next to the Brooklyn Children's Museum
Brownstone Books (former) Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn African-American focused bookstore offering author readings/lectures, special events, and book clubs for adults and children
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
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
Fort Greene Park Fort Greene Brooklyn Brooklyn's first public park
Indigo Cafe and Books (former) Fort Greene Brooklyn Black-owned bookstore, cafe and community space, now online
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
Limestone Frieze of Moses Weeksville Brooklyn Public art adorning the grounds of the Kingsborough Houses
Magnolia Tree Earth Center Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Environmental center and site of a "living" landmark
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
MoCADA Downtown Brooklyn Museum promoting art, history and culture of the African Diaspora
New Bed-Stuy Boxing Center Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Center for boxing and martial arts that trained Riddick Bowe, Mark Breland, Eric Kelly and others
P.S. 70 (former) Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Former public school, now Excellence Boys Charter School
Pratt Institute Clinton Hill Brooklyn Private college founded in 1887
Prince Hall Lodge Brownsville Brooklyn Historic Black Masonic lodge
Prison Ship Martyrs Monument Fort Greene Brooklyn Memorial to American Revolutionary War prisoners
Siloam Presbyterian Church Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Church thought to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad
Sista's Place Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Coffeehouse and performance space that supports activism
Skylight Gallery Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Gallery featuring work by artists from Africa and the Diaspora
St. Peter Claver RC Church Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn The first African American Catholic Church in the Brooklyn diocese
Stuyvesant Heights Historic District Stuyvesant Heights Brooklyn Neighborhood renowned for its 19th century brownstones
The East (site of) Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Cultural center that promoted Black Nationalism and pan-Africanism
Transit Club (former) Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Hall for hire run by the Surface Line Operators Fraternal Organization
Weeksville Heritage Center Weeksville Brooklyn Houses belonging to 19th century free-black community