November 15, 2023

Bed-Stuy Walking Tour

Serina Taylor

Bedford–Stuyvesant—or Bed-Stuy—located in Brooklyn, New York is a historically Black neighborhood known for its rich culture of music, food, community engagement and its stunning brownstones. Next to Harlem, Bed-Stuy counts the largest group of Black residents in New York City.  

This audio guide takes you on a journey through the past and present of Bed-Stuy, showcasing the unique perspectives of its residents. Featuring interviews with representatives of various community spaces, you’ll learn about people’s reasons for moving and remaining in Bed-Stuy, their experiences with the changing neighborhood, and their hopes and dreams for life in Bed-Stuy.

Walking through this neighborhood, you will find a diverse pool of people. Get ready to learn from the communities that live and thrive in Bed-Stuy, and gain a deeper appreciation of this neighborhood. 

Historical Bed-Stuy

An introduction

The Bishop

630 Flushing Ave

Magnolia Tree Earth Center

677 Lafayette Ave

First Quincy Street Community Garden

397-401 Quincy Street


1131 Bedford Ave

Museum of African Art

1157 Bedford Ave

Impacct Brooklyn

218 Gates Ave

Brooklyn Movement Center

375 Stuyvesant Ave

STooPS Bed-Stuy

392 Hancock Street

The Free Black Women’s Library

226 Marcus Garvey Blvd

Goodbye Bed-Stuy