the history of brooklyn in 60 seconds

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by nylon

You think you know everything there is about the trendy borough you call home, but how much do you actually know? No, we're not talking about the scoop on the hottest new cafés and bars: The history of Brooklyn is rich and storied. So we went ahead and condensed it. Below, watch the history of America's most expensive place to live, told in 60 seconds.