Event — New-York Historical Society

Brooklyn after the Bridge: The Post-1883 City and Borough

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Featuring: Barry Lewis

Where: The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

When: Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 | 6:30 pm

After the creation of the Brooklyn Bridge, the City of Brooklyn found itself drastically evolving. Wealthy inhabitants relocated to new neighborhoods—building new institutions such as the Brooklyn Museum and Botanical Gardens—and presided over a verdant Victorian city for nearly two generations. When the subway came to Brooklyn after WWI, the borough morphed into a middle-class American dream for Manhattan’s ethnic masses

Cost: $48 (Members $38)

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