The Brooklyn Collection presents a selection of resources on Carroll Gardens, a part of what was formerly known as South Brooklyn.
Carroll Park is Brooklyn’s third oldest park, named after Charles Carroll, Revolutionary War hero and signer of the Declaration of Independence. The site provides a short history of all parks in the NYC system, things to do in the parks, interactive maps, Parks FAQs, and permits and application information.
Covering Community Board Six neighborhoods of Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Columbia Street District, Gowanus, Park Slope and Red Hook, this site relates a short history of each neighborhood, an overview of District Six’s role and functions, an essay on community district needs, a directory of government agencies and public services, and a list of related links of interest to the residents of CB6.
The communities of Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus, Red Hook, and Park Slope comprised the southern portion of the village of Breukelen - one of the six original Dutch villages that are now the borough of Brooklyn. This website provides each neighborhood’s history, local happenings, business, health and real estate information, and a kid’s page of local adventures.
Articles from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle 1841-1902
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Jan 4, 1879
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, July 1, 1901
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Dec 17, 1892
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Feb 19, 1894
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, July 7, 1902
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Nov 14, 1892
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 5, 1888
Kenneth T. Jackson and John B. Manbeck
Call #: q974.723 N
An invaluable introduction to Brooklyn’s many neighborhoods, with an illustrated chapter on each, including Carroll Gardens. Includes a map, a neighborhood profile and neighborhood facts. c.2004