Thursday, March 03, 2011

Know Your Neighborhood - Municipal Art Society Tour of Crown Heights North This Saturday


The Municipal Art Society of New York is offering a tour of Crown Heights North this Saturday, focusing on the some of the grand and gorgeous buildings in the area. From their website:

Saturday, March 5, 11:00 a.m.
Crown Heights North
Unusually rich in history and architecture, Crown Heights is being rediscovered. Focusing on the finest blocks between Eastern Parkway and Grant Square, we’ll view free-standing mansions and row houses, as well as Dean Street, the spine of the recently designated historic district. We will also view a remarkable collection of churches, the former Union League Club and the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, dramatically expanded by Rafael Viñoly in 2008.
Tour Leader: Matt Postal, architectural historian.
Meet at: The Franklin Ave./Fulton Street subway stop on the C and S trains, outside the turnstiles.MAP.
Cost of Tour: $15, $10 MAS members. Pay at tour.


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