What’s happening in Brooklyn Heights?

Check back here for information on upcoming events sponsored by the BHA and other notable happenings in the neighborhood.

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, 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)

Planning, Preservation, and Community Participation, Part 3

The final panel hosted by The New York Landmarks Conservancy addressing questions of city policy, planning and zoning, and balancing preservation and development. Thursday, June 15, 6:30pm-7:30pm Panelists and location TBD. RSVP to Jenna Smith at (212) 995-5260 or