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Red Hook Firehouse
Brooklyn, New York

Van Brunt St Fire House (H & L Engine Co 101, Engine 202)

Where there’s manufacturing, there’s fire!
40.6817, -74.0077
Brooklyn, New York

12 Dead From Bad Moonshine

What’s a sure fire way to end up in jail in New York in the 1920s? Peddling bad moonshine.
40.6787, -74.0135
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Houses

One of the largest public housing complexes in New York once visited by Eleanor Roosevelt.
40.6773, -74.0102
Brooklyn, New York

P.S. 15, Patrick F. Daly School

School named after its beloved principal, killed in the cross-fire of a drug related shooting.
40.6771, -74.0119
Lidgerwood Manufacturing Company
Brooklyn, New York

Lidgerwood Manufacturing Company

The engineering feat of the Panama Canal was possible in small part thanks to materials developed in this humble Red Hook foundry.
40.6787, -74.0163
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Clay Retort and Fire Bricks Works Storehouse

The factory that helped produce a dominant form of lighting before Thomas Edison.
40.6750, -74.0134
Van Brunt Street
Brooklyn, New York

The Red Hook Stores

A strip of modern stores in historic buildings.
40.6743, -74.0165
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Play Center

Redhook's massive public pool, built by Robert Moses.
40.6724, -74.0040
The entrance to the pier.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook

A cruise terminal that changes the atmosphere of Red Hook's industrial waterfront.
40.6798, -74.0122
Brooklyn, New York

The Red Hook Community Justice Center

An experimental, community court opened in 2000 takes a new approach to youth offenders in south Brooklyn.
40.6793, -74.0094
Brooklyn, New York

Abolitionist Place

This block in downtown Brooklyn was a hotbed of antislavery activism along the Underground Railroad.
40.6913, -73.9841
The Red Hook Graving Dock
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Graving Docks

Once home to the country's most gargantuan ships, this graving dock now waits for people to buy furniture.
40.6717, -74.0137
Harvesting produce.
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Community Farm

A community farm in the midst of the Brooklyn concrete.
40.6720, -74.0090
Erie Basin Park
Brooklyn, New York

Erie Basin

Compensation for the destruction of a historic shipyard.
40.6711, -74.0129
The Old New York and New Jersey Telephone Company Building
Brooklyn, New York

The New York and New Jersey Telephone Company Building

As telephones become more essential and less stylish one historic Brooklyn building remembers the days when they were a grand celebration of communication.
40.6925, -73.9861
Al Capone
Brooklyn, New York

Site of 1928 gang shooting

Retribution for death of infamous mob boss Franie Yale was a case of mistaken identity.
40.6856, -74.0048
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Ball Fields Food Vendors

This micro-industry of Latino cuisine along Red Hook's Ball Fields represents a victory in a food fight with the city.
40.6727, -74.0062
Jalopy
Brooklyn, New York

Jalopy Theatre and School of Music

A community theatre in Brooklyn that brings Country to New York and New York to Country.
40.6814, -74.0043
Hoyt-Schermerhorn Subway Station
Brooklyn, New York

Hoyt-Schermerhorn Subway Station

Michael Jackson got Bad and Crocodile Dundee walked on heads in this iconic Brooklyn subway station.
40.6888, -73.9853
New York Dock Co
Brooklyn, New York

New York Dock Co. buildings

Two monstrous warehouses. One now holds priceless works of art, the other stands abandoned and dilapidated.
40.6822, -74.0088
The Coignet Stone Company Building
Brooklyn, New York

The Coignet Stone Company Building

New York's oldest concrete structure is being preserved thanks to the gentrification of Whole Foods.
40.6750, -73.9883
Wedding on 770
Brooklyn, New York

770 Eastern Parkway

Headquarters of the world's fourth largest Hassidic sect and the first of many "770s" around the world.
40.6689, -73.9429
Brooklyn, New York

Fort Defiance

The humble fort that saved Washington.
40.6755, -74.0150
Front page of the New York Times.
Brooklyn, New York

Park Slope Plane Crash

One of the deadliest American air disasters is nearly forgotten in Brooklyn.
40.6771, -73.9737