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Brooklyn Heights

Index Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights is an affluent residential neighborhood within the New York City borough of Brooklyn. [1]

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Abolitionism

Abolitionism is a general term which describes the movement to end slavery.

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Abram Fitkin

Abram Edward Fitkin (September 18, 1878 – March 18, 1933) was an American minister, investment banker, businessman, public utilities operator, and philanthropist, who founded and ran dozens of companies, including A.E. Fitkin & Co.; the National Public Service Corporation; the United States Engineering Corporation; and the General Engineering and Management Corporation, which by 1926 managed 178 utility companies in 18 US states and over 1,000 local communities.

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Adam Driver

Adam Douglas Driver (born November 19, 1983) is an American actor.

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Adam Yauch

Adam Nathaniel Yauch (pronounced; August 5, 1964 – May 4, 2012) was an American rapper, singer, musician, songwriter, director and film distributor.

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Alexis Bledel

Kimberly Alexis Bledel (born September 16, 1981) is an American actress and model.

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Alfred Smith Barnes

Alfred Smith Barnes (January 28, 1817, in New Haven, Connecticut – February 17, 1888, in Brooklyn, New York) was an American publisher and philanthropist.

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AM New York

amNewYork is a morning free daily newspaper that is published in New York City by Newsday.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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American Revolutionary War

The American Revolutionary War (17751783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a global war that began as a conflict between Great Britain and its Thirteen Colonies which declared independence as the United States of America. After 1765, growing philosophical and political differences strained the relationship between Great Britain and its colonies. Patriot protests against taxation without representation followed the Stamp Act and escalated into boycotts, which culminated in 1773 with the Sons of Liberty destroying a shipment of tea in Boston Harbor. Britain responded by closing Boston Harbor and passing a series of punitive measures against Massachusetts Bay Colony. Massachusetts colonists responded with the Suffolk Resolves, and they established a shadow government which wrested control of the countryside from the Crown. Twelve colonies formed a Continental Congress to coordinate their resistance, establishing committees and conventions that effectively seized power. British attempts to disarm the Massachusetts militia at Concord, Massachusetts in April 1775 led to open combat. Militia forces then besieged Boston, forcing a British evacuation in March 1776, and Congress appointed George Washington to command the Continental Army. Concurrently, an American attempt to invade Quebec and raise rebellion against the British failed decisively. On July 2, 1776, the Continental Congress voted for independence, issuing its declaration on July 4. Sir William Howe launched a British counter-offensive, capturing New York City and leaving American morale at a low ebb. However, victories at Trenton and Princeton restored American confidence. In 1777, the British launched an invasion from Quebec under John Burgoyne, intending to isolate the New England Colonies. Instead of assisting this effort, Howe took his army on a separate campaign against Philadelphia, and Burgoyne was decisively defeated at Saratoga in October 1777. Burgoyne's defeat had drastic consequences. France formally allied with the Americans and entered the war in 1778, and Spain joined the war the following year as an ally of France but not as an ally of the United States. In 1780, the Kingdom of Mysore attacked the British in India, and tensions between Great Britain and the Netherlands erupted into open war. In North America, the British mounted a "Southern strategy" led by Charles Cornwallis which hinged upon a Loyalist uprising, but too few came forward. Cornwallis suffered reversals at King's Mountain and Cowpens. He retreated to Yorktown, Virginia, intending an evacuation, but a decisive French naval victory deprived him of an escape. A Franco-American army led by the Comte de Rochambeau and Washington then besieged Cornwallis' army and, with no sign of relief, he surrendered in October 1781. Whigs in Britain had long opposed the pro-war Tories in Parliament, and the surrender gave them the upper hand. In early 1782, Parliament voted to end all offensive operations in North America, but the war continued in Europe and India. Britain remained under siege in Gibraltar but scored a major victory over the French navy. On September 3, 1783, the belligerent parties signed the Treaty of Paris in which Great Britain agreed to recognize the sovereignty of the United States and formally end the war. French involvement had proven decisive,Brooks, Richard (editor). Atlas of World Military History. HarperCollins, 2000, p. 101 "Washington's success in keeping the army together deprived the British of victory, but French intervention won the war." but France made few gains and incurred crippling debts. Spain made some minor territorial gains but failed in its primary aim of recovering Gibraltar. The Dutch were defeated on all counts and were compelled to cede territory to Great Britain. In India, the war against Mysore and its allies concluded in 1784 without any territorial changes.

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Amy Lee

Amy Lynn Hartzler (born December 13, 1981), known professionally as Amy Lee, is an American singer, songwriter, pianist, and record producer.

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Amy Ryan

Amy Beth Dziewiontkowski (born May 3, 1969), known professionally as Amy Ryan, is an American actress of stage and screen.

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Andrea Dworkin

Andrea Rita Dworkin (September 26, 1946 – April 9, 2005) was an American radical feminist and writer best known for her criticism of pornography, which she argued was linked to rape and other forms of violence against women.

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Andrew VanWyngarden

Andrew Wells VanWyngarden (born February 1, 1983) is an American musician.

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Arthur Miller

Arthur Asher Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005) was an American playwright, essayist, and figure in twentieth-century American theater.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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Atlantic Avenue (New York City)

Atlantic Avenue is an important street in the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens.

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Battle of Long Island

The Battle of Long Island is also known as the Battle of Brooklyn and the Battle of Brooklyn Heights.

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Beastie Boys

The Beastie Boys were an American rap rock band from New York City, formed in 1979.

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Beecher's Bibles

"Beecher's Bibles" was the name given to the breech loading Sharps rifles that were supplied to the anti-slavery combatants in Kansas.

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Benjamin Britten

Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten of Aldeburgh (22 November 1913 – 4 December 1976) was an English composer, conductor and pianist.

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Bill W.

William Griffith Wilson (November 26, 1895 – January 24, 1971), also known as Bill Wilson or Bill W., was the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), an international mutual aid fellowship with over twenty million members worldwide belonging to approximately 10,000 groups, associations, organizations, cooperatives, and fellowships of alcoholics helping other alcoholics achieve and maintain sobriety.

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Björk

Björk Guðmundsdóttir (born 21 November 1965) is an Icelandic singer, songwriter, actress, record producer, and DJ.

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Boardwalk Empire

Boardwalk Empire is an American period crime drama television series created by Terence Winter and broadcast on premium cable channel HBO.

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Boerum Hill

Boerum Hill (pronounced BORE-um) is a small neighborhood in the northwestern portion of the New York City borough of Brooklyn, bounded by Schermerhorn Street to the north and Fourth Avenue to the east.

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Borough Hall/Court Street (New York City Subway)

Borough Hall/Court Street is an underground New York City Subway station complex shared by the BMT Fourth Avenue Line, the IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line and the IRT Eastern Parkway Line.

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Boroughs of New York City

New York City encompasses five county-level administrative divisions called boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island.

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Bridge of Spies (film)

Bridge of Spies is a 2015 historical drama film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg, written by Matt Charman, Ethan and Joel Coen and stars Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Amy Ryan, and Alan Alda.

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Brooklyn

Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.

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Brooklyn Arts Gallery

The Brooklyn Arts Gallery was Brooklyn's first art gallery.

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Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City and is one of the oldest roadway bridges in the United States.

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Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Bridge Park is an park on the Brooklyn side of the East River in New York City.

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Brooklyn Community Board 2

Brooklyn Community Board 2 is a New York City community board that encompasses the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Vinegar Hill, Fulton Mall, Boerum Hill, Fort Greene, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Fulton Ferry, and Clinton Hill.

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Brooklyn Eagle

The Brooklyn Eagle, originally The Brooklyn Eagle, and Kings County Democrat, was a daily newspaper published in the city and later borough of Brooklyn, in New York City, for 114 years from 1841 to 1955.

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Brooklyn Heights Historic District

The Brooklyn Heights Historic District is a historic district that comprises much of the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City.

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Brooklyn Heights Promenade

The Brooklyn Heights Promenade (also called the Esplanade), is a -long platform and pedestrian walkway cantilevered over Interstate 278 in Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, in New York City, United States.

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Brooklyn Historical Society

The Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS), founded in 1863, is a museum, library, and educational center preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn's 400-year history.

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Brooklyn Law School

Brooklyn Law School (BLS) is a law school founded in 1901.

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Brooklyn Navy Yard

The Brooklyn Navy Yard was a shipyard located in Brooklyn, New York, east of the Battery on the East River in Wallabout Basin, a semicircular bend of the river across from Corlears Hook in Manhattan.

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Brownstone

Brownstone is a brown Triassic-Jurassic sandstone which was once a popular building material.

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Cadman Plaza

Cadman Plaza is a park located on the border between the Brooklyn Heights historic neighborhood and Downtown Brooklyn in New York City.

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Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn

Carroll Gardens is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.

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Carson McCullers

Carson McCullers (February 19, 1917 – September 29, 1967) was an American novelist, short story writer, playwright, essayist, and poet.

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Cher

Cher (born May 20, 1946 as Cherilyn Sarkisian, Շերիլին Սարգիսեան) is an American singer and actress.

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City

A city is a large human settlement.

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Clark Street (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line)

Clark Street is a station on the IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.

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Clay Lancaster

Clay Lancaster (30 March 1917 – 25 December 2000), was an authority on American architecture, an orientalist, and an influential advocate of historical preservation.

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Cobble Hill, Brooklyn

Cobble Hill is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.

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Columbia Street Waterfront District

The Columbia Street Waterfront District is a neighborhood in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City on the Upper New York Bay waterfront between Cobble Hill and Red Hook and situated on the western side of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE).

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Commuter town

A commuter town is a town whose residents normally work elsewhere but in which they live, eat and sleep.

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Continental Army

The Continental Army was formed by the Second Continental Congress after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War by the colonies that became the United States of America.

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Curbed

Curbed is an American real-estate blog network founded by Lockhart Steele.

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Dan Stevens

Daniel Jonathan Stevens (born 10 October 1982) is an English actor.

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Declaration of independence

A declaration of independence or declaration of statehood is an assertion by a defined territory that it is independent and constitutes a state.

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Demographics of Brooklyn

The demographics of Brooklyn reveal a very diverse borough of New York City and a melting pot for many cultures, like the city itself.

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Demography of the United States

The United States is estimated to have a population of 327,996,618 as of June 25, 2018, making it the third most populous country in the world.

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DeWitt Clinton

DeWitt Clinton (March 2, 1769February 11, 1828) was an American politician and naturalist who served as a United States Senator, Mayor of New York City and sixth Governor of New York.

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DNAinfo

DNAinfo was an online newspaper that focused on neighborhood news in New York City and Chicago.

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Downtown Brooklyn

Downtown Brooklyn is the third largest central business district in New York City, United States (following Midtown Manhattan and Lower Manhattan), and is located in the northwestern section of the borough of Brooklyn.

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Dumbo, Brooklyn

Dumbo (or DUMBO, short for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.

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East River

The East River is a salt water tidal estuary in New York City.

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Elizabeth Gaffney

Elizabeth Gaffney (born in New York City, December 22, 1966) is an American novelist.

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Ernest Poole

Ernest Cook Poole (January 23, 1880 – January 10, 1950) was an American journalist, novelist, and playwright.

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Errol Morris

Errol Mark Morris (born February 5, 1948) is an American film director primarily of documentaries examining and investigating, among other things, authorities and eccentrics.

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Faye Dunaway

Dorothy Faye Dunaway (born January 14, 1941) is an American actress.

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Federal architecture

Federal-style architecture is the name for the classicizing architecture built in the newly founded United States between c. 1780 and 1830, and particularly from 1785 to 1815.

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First Unitarian Congregational Society

First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn is a Unitarian Universalist congregation in Brooklyn, NY.

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Forbes

Forbes is an American business magazine.

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Fort Brooklyn

Fort Brooklyn was a British-built large star fort built to support the occupation of Brooklyn during the American Revolutionary War.

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Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn

The Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn, formally known as the Congregation of the Religious Brothers of the Third Order Regular of St. Francis, were founded in Brooklyn, New York, in 1858.

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Frank Freeman

Frank Freeman (1861–13 October 1949) was a Canadian-American architect based in Brooklyn, New York.

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Fulton Ferry, Brooklyn

Fulton Ferry is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.

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Gabriel Byrne

Gabriel James Byrne (born 12 May 1950) is an Irish actor, film director, film producer, writer, cultural ambassador and audiobook narrator.

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George Plimpton

George Ames Plimpton (March 18, 1927 – September 25, 2003) was an American journalist, writer, literary editor, actor and occasional amateur sportsman.

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George Washington

George Washington (February 22, 1732 –, 1799), known as the "Father of His Country," was an American soldier and statesman who served from 1789 to 1797 as the first President of the United States.

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Gothamist

Gothamist LLC was the operator, or in some cases franchisor, of 8 city-centric websites that focused on news, events, food, culture, and other local coverage.

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Gothic Revival architecture

Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.

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Grace Denio Litchfield

Grace Denio Litchfield (November 19, 1849 – December 4, 1944) was an American poet and novelist.

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Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Terminal (GCT; also referred to as Grand Central Station or simply as Grand Central) is a commuter and intercity railroad terminal at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, United States.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.

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Greek Revival architecture

The Greek Revival was an architectural movement of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, predominantly in Northern Europe and the United States.

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H. P. Lovecraft

Howard Phillips Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) was an American writer who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction.

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Haley Bennett

Haley Loraine Keeling (born January 7, 1988), known professionally as Haley Bennett, is an American actress and singer.

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Hart Crane

Harold Hart Crane (July 21, 1899 – April 27, 1932) was an American poet.

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Henry Miller

Henry Valentine Miller (December 26, 1891 – June 7, 1980) was an American writer, expatriated in Paris at his flourishing.

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Henry Ward Beecher

Henry Ward Beecher (June 24, 1813 – March 8, 1887) was an American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker, known for his support of the abolition of slavery, his emphasis on God's love, and his 1875 adultery trial.

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Herman Behr Mansion

The Herman Behr Mansion is a notable building located ay 82 Pierrepont Street at the corner of Henry Street in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City.

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Hetty Green

Henrietta Howland "Hetty" Green (née Robinson; November 21, 1834 – July 3, 1916), nicknamed the "Witch of Wall Street", was an American businesswoman and financier known as "the richest woman in America" during the Gilded Age.

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Hezekiah Pierrepont

Hezekiah Beers Pierrepont (1768-1838) was a merchant, farmer, landowner and land developer in Brooklyn and New York state.

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Historic preservation

Historic preservation (US), heritage preservation or heritage conservation (UK), is an endeavour that seeks to preserve, conserve and protect buildings, objects, landscapes or other artifacts of historical significance.

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History of the Brooklyn Dodgers

The Brooklyn Dodgers were an American Major League baseball team, active primarily in the National League from 1884 until 1957, after which the club moved to Los Angeles, where it continues its history as the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Hostages (U.S. TV series)

Hostages is an American drama television series that aired on CBS as part of the 2013–14 American television season.

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Hotel Bossert

Hotel Bossert was once known as "the Waldorf-Astoria of Brooklyn".

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Hotel St. George

Hotel St.

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Household income in the United States

Household income is an economic measure that can be applied to one household, or aggregated across a large group such as a county, city, or the whole country.

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Indiana Pacers

The Indiana Pacers are an American professional basketball team based in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Inoculation

The terms inoculation, vaccination and immunization are often used synonymously to refer to artificial induction of immunity against various infectious diseases.

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Interborough Rapid Transit Company

The Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) was the private operator of the original underground New York City Subway line that opened in 1904, as well as earlier elevated railways and additional rapid transit lines in New York City. The IRT was purchased by the city in June 1940. The former IRT lines (the numbered routes in the current subway system) are now the A Division or IRT Division of the Subway.

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Interstate 278

Interstate 278 (I-278) is an auxiliary Interstate Highway in New Jersey and New York in the United States.

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IRT Lexington Avenue Line

The IRT Lexington Avenue Line (also known as the IRT East Side Line and the IRT Lexington–Fourth Avenue Line) is one of the lines of the A Division of the New York City Subway, stretching from Lower Manhattan north to 125th Street in East Harlem.

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Italianate architecture

The Italianate style of architecture was a distinct 19th-century phase in the history of Classical architecture.

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Jackie Robinson

Jack Roosevelt Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was an American professional baseball player who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the modern era.

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James Monroe

James Monroe (April 28, 1758 – July 4, 1831) was an American statesman and Founding Father who served as the fifth President of the United States from 1817 to 1825.

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Jason Gedrick

Jason Gedrick (born February 7, 1965) is an American actor best known for his work on the television series Murder One and Boomtown and the motion picture Iron Eagle.

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Javier Bardem

Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem (born 1 March 1969) is a Spanish actor.

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Jay Street–MetroTech (New York City Subway)

Jay Street–MetroTech is an underground station complex on the IND Fulton Street, IND Culver, and BMT Fourth Avenue Lines of the New York City Subway.

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Jehovah's Witnesses

Jehovah's Witnesses is a millenarian restorationist Christian denomination with nontrinitarian beliefs distinct from mainstream Christianity.

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Jennifer Connelly

Jennifer Lynn Connelly (born December 12, 1970) is an American actress who began her career as a child model.

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John A. Roebling

John Augustus Roebling (born Johann August Röbling; June 12, 1806 – July 22, 1869) was a German-born American civil engineer.

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John Adams

John Adams (October 30 [O.S. October 19] 1735 – July 4, 1826) was an American statesman and Founding Father who served as the first Vice President (1789–1797) and second President of the United States (1797–1801).

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John Podhoretz

John Mordecai Podhoretz (born April 18, 1961) is an American writer.

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John Utendahl

John Utendahl was the owner of the Utendahl Group, one of the largest African American-owned investment banking groups in the United States.

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Joseph C. Wells

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Joseph Pennell

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Keri Russell

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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

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Lecture circuit

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Lee Breuer

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Lena Dunham

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Lenape

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List of Brooklyn neighborhoods

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List of sovereign states

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Long Island

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Louis Zukofsky

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Manhattan

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Manhattan Bridge

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Mansion

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Marilyn Monroe

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Maronite Church

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Mary Tyler Moore

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Matt Damon

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Matthew Barney

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Matthew Broderick

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MGMT

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Mia Sara

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Minard Lafever

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Moonstruck

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MTA Regional Bus Operations

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Napoleon LeBrun

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National Register of Historic Places

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Native Americans in the United States

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Neighbourhood

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Neo-Grec

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Neoclassical architecture

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New York City

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New York City Fire Department

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New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission

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New York City Police Department

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New York City Subway

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New York Daily News

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New York Post

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New York World-Telegram

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Nicolas Cage

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Noel Rockmore

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Norman Mailer

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NYC Ferry

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Oliver Smith (designer)

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Our Lady of Lebanon

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Pacific Park, Brooklyn

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Packer Collegiate Institute

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Passaic County, New Jersey

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Paul Bettany

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Paul Giamatti

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Penélope Cruz

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People (magazine)

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Percival Goodman

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Peter Hedges

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Peter Steele

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Philip Levine (poet)

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Philip Livingston

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Philip Sidney

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Plymouth Church (Brooklyn)

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President of the United States

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Race and ethnicity in the United States Census

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Richard Upjohn

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Robert Fulton

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Robert Moses

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Robert Redford

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Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn

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Romanesque Revival architecture

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Ron Chernow

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Rutgers University Press

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Saint Ann's School (New York City)

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Sarah Jessica Parker

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Scott Crary

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Second Empire architecture

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Sigrid Undset

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Smallpox

Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by one of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor.

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St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church

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St. Francis College

St.

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Starrett & van Vleck

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Statue of Liberty

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Sydney Pollack

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Terraced house

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Thaddeus Young

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The Austin Chronicle

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The Cosby Show

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The New York Times

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The Patty Duke Show

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The Sentinel (1977 film)

The Sentinel is a 1977 American supernatural horror film based on the 1974 novel of the same name by Jeffrey Konvitz, who also co-wrote the screenplay with director Michael Winner.

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The Village Voice

The Village Voice is an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

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Thomas Wolfe

Thomas Clayton Wolfe (October 3, 1900 – September 15, 1938) was an American novelist of the early twentieth century.

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Three Days of the Condor

Three Days of the Condor is a 1975 American political thriller film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, and Max von Sydow.

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Truman Capote

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Tyra Banks

Tyra Lynne Banks (born December 4, 1973) is an American television personality, producer, businesswoman, actress, author, former model and occasional singer.

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U.S. News & World Report

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U.S. state

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Underground Railroad

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University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

The University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign (also known as U of I, Illinois, or colloquially as the University of Illinois or UIUC) is a public research university in the U.S. state of Illinois and the flagship institution of the University of Illinois System.

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Variety (magazine)

Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.

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Vasant Rai

Vasant Rai (1942–1985) was a Sarod player.

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Vincent Kartheiser

Vincent Paul Kartheiser (born May 5, 1979) is an American actor.

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Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn

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Vogue (magazine)

Vogue is a fashion and lifestyle magazine covering many topics including fashion, beauty, culture, living, and runway.

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W. E. B. Du Bois

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W. H. Auden

Wystan Hugh Auden (21 February 1907 – 29 September 1973) was an English-American poet.

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Walt Whitman

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Washington Roebling

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Wealth

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White Collar (TV series)

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William Everdell

William Romeyn Everdell is an American teacher and author.

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Yellow fever

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ZIP Code

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2000 United States Census

The Twenty-second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13.2% over the 248,709,873 people enumerated during the 1990 Census.

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2010 United States Census

The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.

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75 Livingston Street

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References

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