Vintage Photographs Show the Brooklyn Heights Promenade Circa 1971

Opened in 1950, the Brooklyn Heights Promenade sits directly over the Brooklyn Queens Expressway and offers one of the best views in the City, looking out over the New York Harbor and Lower Manhattan. In these vintage photographs from around 1971, take a peek at the famous park nearly 50 years ago.

Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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