As long time residents watch closely, the Brooklyn neighborhoods that they once knew are getting drastic makeovers at lightning speed. Through transformation and tension, neighborhoods throughout Bay Ridge, all the way to Bushwick are struggling to hold onto what they know and love. In an effort to assist with the narrative about this changes, the Brooklyn Historical Society is hosting a discussion entitled Brownstone Brooklyn: Pioneers in the Gentrification Movement.
Brooklynites are invited to join Jarrett Murphy, Executive Publisher of City Limits, as he moderates this important discussion with thought leaders like historian Suleiman Osman, author of The Invention of Brownstone Brooklyn: Gentrification and the Search for Authenticity in Postwar New York, New York Times columnist Ginia Bellafante, and Sandy Hornick, longtime Park Slope homeowner and former employee of the Department of City Planning.
Brownstone Brooklyn: Pioneers in the Gentrification Movement will take place on Thursday, Jul 7, 6:30 pm at the Brooklyn Historical Society 128 Pierrepont St- $5/Free for BHS and G-W Members Reserve Tickets here