The Brooklyn Heights Promenade by Henrik Krogius

By Henrik Krogius

Featured in motion pictures and on tv and used as a backdrop to numerous pictures, the Brooklyn Heights prom deals the general public a view that's often reserved for the wealthy on the most sensible of a tower. From this one-third-mile stretch, locals and travelers take up the ny skyline, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and big apple Harbor. yet its heritage is much less harmonious. Plans by way of the robust Robert Moses to run the Brooklyn-Queens limited-access highway via a resistant local ended in rivalry and an unexpected eventual compromise. during this quantity, Brooklyn Heights Press editor Henrik Krogius offers this heritage, together with his articles that record the destiny of the prom over the years.

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