Brooklyn Historical Society is a famous center of urban history in Brooklyn and New York. You can find incredible collections and an extraordinary library. The romantic building, characterized by a great Renaissance style, is located on the corner of Pierrepoint and Clinton streets in Brooklyn.
You will be in front of a building with details in terracotta. You will see also the busts of Michelangelo, Beethoven, Gutenberg, Shakespeare and many others famous people. Furthermore you can see in this center historical material, even about 400 years ago, to let you know all the evolution of New York and its districts. In detail you will be able to see historical maps of the city or look at the microfilms about daily life in New York.