"Brooklyn Historical Society's 150th Anniversary"
Wed Oct 16
Photograph: Christoff:Finio Architecture
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Time Out says
Wed Aug 21 2013
The Brooklyn Historical Society, a repository of Gotham history since 1863, will unveil a newly renovated interior on October, 16, 2013. The project has been under way since spring 2012, and includes restoring the building's traditional arched entrance and creating a new first-floor and lower-level galleries, as well as installing a 200-seat event space. Among the inaugural exhibits are a celebration of the BHS's century-and-a-half legacy and a rare copy of the Emancipation Proclamation.