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Reconsidering Context: New Buildings in Old New York

May 18 | First Church of Christ, Scientist

The BHA is proud to co-sponsor a lecture and panel discussion on the issues surrounding “contextual development.” Leading architectural theorist Steven Semes will discuss his new book The Future of the Past: A Conservation Ethic for Architecture, Urbanism, and Historic PreservationRead More…

Latest News

2017 Annual Meeting Recap

Mar 17

Our 2017 Annual Meeting was a huge success, thanks to the BHA members and community residents who filled the auditorium at St. Francis College on February 27th! You can watch YouTube videos of  the panel discussion on the Brooklyn Queens Connector (BQX) Streetcar Project and of the BHA’s Community Awards presentations here. And be sure to follow us on our new YouTube page.Read More…

Pier 6 Lawsuit Hearing Has Being Rescheduled. A New Date Will Be Announced

Dec 9

The BHA filed a lawsuit in July 2016 against the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBPC) and Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC), as well as the two developers chosen to build two towers on Pier 6, to halt their development. Read More…

Update: BQE Cantilever Rehab Planning

Dec 9

Representatives from the NYC DOT’s Bridge Division presented the latest information on their planning for the rehabilitation of the BQE from Atlantic Avenue to Sands Street at a public meeting on November 1st.
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Landmarking On Montague Street Redux

Dec 9

The Landmarks Preservation Commission is poised to designate 181 and 185 Montague Street as individual landmarks in January 2017. The LPC’s action would protect the buildings from inappropriate exterior changes or demolition. Read More…


Upcoming Events

Reconsidering Context: New Buildings in Old New York

The BHA is proud to co-sponsor a lecture and panel discussion on the issues surrounding “contextual development.” Leading architectural theorist Steven Semes will discuss his new book The Future of the Past: A Conservation Ethic for Architecture, Urbanism, and Historic Preservation. 

Repast Baroque Ensemble: Latin American Baroque

The Repast Baroque Ensemble will play selections from Bolivia, Peru, Guatemala, and Spain. The core ensemble will be accompanied by Nell Snaidas, soprano, Charles Weaver, baroque guitar, and Theresa Salomon, violin. For tickets, visit BrownPaperTickets or call 1 (800) 838 3006. For more information, visit www.repastbaroque.org.Friday, May 19, 2017 at 8:00PMMcKinney Chapel at First Unitarian, Brooklyn Read More…

E-Waste Recycling Days

Bring your old electronics to be recycled properly at the E-Waste Recycling Day on Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21 at the First Unitarian Church on Pierrepont Street.Co-sponsored by the BHA and Brooklyn Heights churches and synagogues, The Lower East Side Ecology Center will be accepting items (including cables and wiring, CD and DVD players, cell phones, Read More…

PS8/MS8 Paddle Wheeler

The 2017 PS8/MS8 Paddle Wheeler is not only the school’s annual outdoor fair but this year will also be the official send-off for Principal Phillips. Join the students, parents, and community for rides, games, arts and crafts, face painting, a bounce house, and much more! Sunday, June 4, 12-4pm37 Hicks Street (btw Middagh and Poplar)


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