212 Columbia Heights Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights: Harbor views from every floor of this Brooklyn Heights grand masterpiece. This 25 foot wide, five story Italianate beauty was built in 1855 and underwent a thoughtful, meticulous renovation in 2005. All the glorious original detail was incorporated with modern functionality, including a massive cook's kitchen, butler's pantry, all new bathrooms, restored plaster work, five working gas fireplaces and new mechanical systems.
Do you know the story of the Brooklyn Bridge? This fun book for kids tells the tale featuring PT Barnum, a circus and 21 elephants. It also inspired this week's Engineering Science for Kids challenge - build a bridge to hold 21 elephants! A great STEM / STEAM activity for preschoolers and elementary aged students
: Walk the Brooklyn Bridge. An elevated pedestrian and bike path keeps you away from the traffic. The bridge architecture is great, as are the views of the city. Brooklyn Bridge, New York City (by James Neeley)