Produced by Bob Bailey Productions for Brooklyn Union Gas Company, this video concerns the partnership forged between residents, community organizations, and businesses in order to revitalize the neighborhood of Prospect Heights. Part of the Everett and Evelyn Ortner Papers and Photographs collection (ARC.306).

Everett H. and Evelyn G. Ortner galvanized the historic preservation movement in Brooklyn. They enlisted Brooklyn Union Gas to sponsor the renovation of dilapidated brownstones, spearheading what became known as the “Cinderella Project,” an advertising campaign used to draw new residents. Brooklyn Union Gas subsequently supported urban renewal throughout Brooklyn.

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