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Fort Greene: History + Architecture

According to The New York Times, Fort Greene is having a bit of an identity crisis. Fort Greene was listed as a small yet mighty historical district in 1983. Explore some of the history and architecture that gives this neighborhood its identity.

  • 1.

    One of the Originals

    One of the Originals

    Queen of All Saints is one of the original buildings in the neighborhood.

  • 2.

    The Home of Performing Arts

    The Home of Performing Arts

    BAM is the oldest performing arts venue in America.

  • 3.

    A Brooklyn Icon

    A Brooklyn Icon

    Brownstones are a staple of Brooklyn, but the ones in Fort Greene are special.

  • 4.

    From Battleground to Park

    From Battleground to Park

    The grounds of Fort Greene Park has had many uses.

  • 5.

    Masonic Boom

    Masonic Boom

    The Brooklyn Masonic Temple went from sacred meeting place to one of the hottest concert venues.

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