The Brooklyn Heights Promenade by Henrik Krogius

The Brooklyn Heights Promenade

byHenrik Krogius

Kobo ebook | November 18, 2011

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Featured in films and on television and used as a backdrop to countless photos, the Brooklyn Heights Promenade offers the public a view that is usually reserved for the rich at the top of a tower. From this one-third-mile stretch, locals and tourists take in the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and New York Harbor. But its history is less harmonious. Plans by the powerful Robert Moses to run the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway through a resistant neighborhood led to contention and an unforeseen eventual compromise. In this volume, Brooklyn Heights Press editor Henrik Krogius presents this history, along with his articles that document the fate of the Promenade over the years.
Title:The Brooklyn Heights PromenadeFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 18, 2011Publisher:Arcadia Publishing Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1625841930

ISBN - 13:9781625841933