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Crown Heights Historic District Tour on Sunday

June 8th, 2007 · No Comments

The Crown Heights North Historical District was designated by the Landmarks Preservation Commission on April 24. On Sunday (6/10), the Crown Heights North Association, (CHNA), which led the landmarking drive, will hold the first annual Crown Heights North Walking Tour. It will include, in the word’s of the group’s press release, “some of the fine architecture and beautiful blocks that caused the LPC to choose us for this honor, as well as peek at some of the surrounding blocks that make up phases 2 – 4, the designation of which will make the Crown Heights North Historic district one of the largest, and most architecturally significant districts in New York City.” The tour starts from St. Gregory’s R.C. Church at the corner of Brooklyn Avenue and St. John’s Place at 12:45. The tour will leave promptly at 1PM. Subway directions: 3 train to Nostrand Ave. Walk down Eastern Parkway 2 blocks to Brooklyn Ave, turn left to St. Gregory’s beautiful campanile bell tower.

Admission is $20, which includes the tour, as well as a Garden Tea, featuring light fare, international iced teas and other beverages. Tickets are available at the CHNA website. There will be a house tour on October 6.

Tags: Crown Heights · Historic Preservation