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Brooklyn

(Encyclopedia)Brooklyn bro͝okˈlĭn , borough of New York City (2020 pop. 2,736,074), 71 sq mi (184 sq km),...

Brooklyn Bridge

(Encyclopedia)Brooklyn Bridge, vehicular suspension bridge, New York City, southernmost of the bridges across the East River, between lower Manhattan and Brooklyn; built 1869–83. The achievement of J. A. Roebling...

Brooklyn Center

(Encyclopedia)Brooklyn Center, city (2020 pop. 33,782), Hennepin co., SE Minn., a residential suburb of Minneapolis; inc. 1911. It has light industry and has been mar...

Brooklyn College

(Encyclopedia)Brooklyn College: see New York, City University of. ...

Brooklyn Park

(Encyclopedia)Brooklyn Park, city (2020 pop. 86,478), Hennepin co., SE Minn., a suburb of Minneapolis; chartered as a city 1969. Manufacturing includes machinery, woo...

Brooklyn Academy of Music

(Encyclopedia)Brooklyn Academy of Music, performing arts center located in the borough of Brooklyn, N.Y. and popularly known as BAM. Founded in 1859 and opened in 1861, it is the oldest such institution still in op...

Brooklyn Museum of Art

(Encyclopedia)Brooklyn Museum of Art, museum in the borough of Brooklyn, N.Y. Its predecessors were the Brooklyn Apprentices' Library (1823), the Brooklyn Institute (1843), and the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sc...

Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences

(Encyclopedia)Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, cultural and educational institution founded in 1823 in Brooklyn, N.Y., as the Brooklyn Apprentices' Library Association. The scope was broadened in 1843 and t...

MacMonnies, Frederick William

(Encyclopedia)MacMonnies, Frederick William məkmŏnˈēz [key], 1863–1937, American sculptor and painter, b. Brooklyn, N.Y., studied with Augustus Saint-Gaudens and with Falguière in Paris. His fountain for the...

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