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Guide to the Eastern Parkway Coalition records 2007.016

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by John Zarrillo

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on October 27, 2016
Finding Aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Scope and Contents note

The collection is composed of the records of the Eastern Parkway Coalition, dating from 1952 to 2007 (bulk dates, 1970-2007). These records are primarily composed of subject files, which document many issues which affected the Crown Heights and Prospect Heights neighborhoods of Brooklyn. These issues include include community gardens, housing/tenant rights, mass transit, summer youth programs, drug abuse, environmentalism, mental health, public parks, and urban renewal. In addition to subject files, the records include a series of plans and maps for the reconstruction of Eastern Parkway and other streets in the area.

Arrangement note

The records are organized into two series:

Series 1: Subject files, 1952-2007

Series 2: Plans and maps, 1973-1988