Brooklyn Landmarks-Brooklyn Academy of Music


Local architects designed this neighborhood of three- and four-story Italianate row houses between 1885 and 1859. A few rare homes with cast-iron facades were added in the 1870s. In 1908 the Brooklyn Academy of Music, founded in 1861, built its new headquarter designed by Herts & Tallant in the Italian Renaissance Revival style here. The 1929 Williamsburgh Savings Bank with its 512-foot tower is currently the tallest building in Brooklyn. Designated September 26, 1978

Title: Brooklyn Academy of Music Detail 4

Borough: Brooklyn

Historic District: Brooklyn Academy of Music

Keywords: Brooklyn Academy of Music, window, brick

Description: Detail of the Brooklyn Academy of Music

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Designation Report

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