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The Invention of Brownstone Brooklyn: An Illustrated Talk by Suleiman Osman, Weds May 11, 7 P.M.

May 2, 2011 2:45 PM | 0 comments

The Invention of Brownstone Brooklyn

Considered among the city's most notorious slums in the 1940s and 1950s, brownstone Brooklyn by the 1980s  had become a post-industrial landscape of hip bars, yoga studios and beautifully renovated town houses.

Author Suleiman Osman, Assistant Professor of American Studies at George Washington University, discusses his new book, offering a groundbreaking history of this transformation.

Brooklyn Collection, 2nd floor, Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn NY 11238

Wine and cheese at 6:30 P.M. The talk starts promptly at 7 P.M.