Described by residents as its “own small town within the city,” Park Slope is a lively Brooklyn neighborhood, filled with countless historic buildings, top-rated restaurants, and outdoor green spaces. Some key spots to visit today include the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Central Library branch of the Brooklyn Public Library system. Keep reading for an inside peek into one of Brooklyn’s most illustrious neighborhoods.
Eunice Carter was the first Black woman to work in the New York prosecutor’s office and the only woman of color on Thomas Dewey's team.
NYC spots and highlights open to African Americans from the Negro Travelers' Green Book, a travel guide written during the Jim Crow era from 1934 to 1964.
The Harlem Branch of the YMCA, prioritized for landmarking, contains an exquisite Harlem Renaissance mural, a rare African-American contribution to WPA in NYC
The oldest known basketball court is located in Paris, in the YMCA on 14 rue Trévise in the 9th arrondisement of Paris, in a building built in 1892
Ten NYC film locations for the 90's NBC comedy Seinfeld. Locations include popular NYC food spots and historic NYC buildings like Yankee Stadium.