Monday, October 1, 2007

First Crown Heights House Tour -- Ever

The Crown Heights North Association (CHNA) sent McBrooklyn word that they are sponsoring their first Annual House and Garden Tour ever, this Saturday, October 6th, from 12 – 5 p.m.

CHNA says, "We are celebrating the beauty and culture of our neighborhood, and our recent designation as the first new Historic District in Brooklyn in over 10 years. This inaugural year, we are showing 10 houses, 2 historic churches and one community garden."

The celebratory kick off takes place at 10:30 a.m. Mayor Bloomberg, Marty Markowitz, LPC Commissioner Tierney, and local officials have been invited.

Tickets are $25, and are available on line at:, or at St. Gregory’s day of tour.

Interesting history of Crown Heights -- which used to be one of New York City's premier neighborhoods -- at Wikipedia.

Photo courtesy CHNA.

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