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Address: 423 15th Street (#1A), Brooklyn, NY 11215
Phone Number: +1 718-965-0486
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Description: Discover the magnificent and richly historic Brownstone Brooklyn (or...
Discover the magnificent and richly historic Brownstone Brooklyn (or Greenwich Village or midtown Manhattan). I'm a New York City licensed tour guide (I'm on the Dept. of Consumer Affairs list with a star) who conducts private tours of NYC culture and history, and the current scene. My tours also incorporate my 30+ years of experience promoting the arts in New York: Broadway, music, dance, films and visual arts, with many "insider" stories.
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"A Trip Through My Ancestors Bourough, Brooklyn"

Last Wednesday, I spent an afternoon following the footsteps of Reva Cooper through Brooklyn. We meet at the Brooklyn Museum and ended up in Brooklyn Heights. Along the way... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Last Wednesday, I spent an afternoon following the footsteps of Reva Cooper through Brooklyn. We meet at the Brooklyn Museum and ended up in Brooklyn Heights. Along the way, Reva gave such an insightful, interesting and in-depth tour of Prospect Park, Prospect Heights, Park Slope and finally, Brooklyn Heights. This was where my family was originally from and lived for... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

On Wednesday, May 13,2015, I participated in a walking tour of parts of Brooklyn . Headed by Reva Cooper, our group of five women walked from the Brooklyn Museum to various historic and landmark sites. We started in Prospect Heights and ended with a walk on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Reva's knowledge of past and present Brooklyn is awe-inspiring! Her... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Ah the things I didn't know about Brooklyn, that were so entertainingly detailed by Reva. She has a wealth of knowledge including entertaining anecdotes. I'm ready to explore more areas with Reva as my guide. Marcy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Reva created a customized tour of the DUMBO and Williamsburg sections of Brooklyn for me, with a couple stops for my first-ever egg cream soda and some purchases at Jacques Torres Chocolate. She's incredibly knowledgeable and really brought the history of the area alive. Highly recommended!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

On Saturday July 12th, from approximately 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, I participated in a group walking tour of Greenwich Village. Reva Cooper was our highly experienced, competent tour guide, who was able to share with us her extensive knowledge of the area - its history and culture, past, present, and foreseeable future - with energy, humor and interest. Although... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Had a wonderful tour of the East Village. Guide Reva Cooper was knowledgable, personable and delightful. She really knew her stuff and brought it all to life in a very entertaining way. I was with two friends, including a native New Yorker. None of us had ever really appreciated the history of the area until we took this tour. This... More 

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Bermuda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

For our first time to Brooklyn we had an excellent walking tour of Park Slope and Brooklyn Heights given by Reva Cooper. She provided a broad yet very informative historical overview of Brooklyn’s architecture, parks, churches and area settlements. We never sat down once in 3 hours as she had so much to show and share. It was a superb... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Reva provided an excellent waling tour of Brooklyn. She pointed out many key landmarks and took me through several historic neighborhoods. It was well worth it. I also became more comfortable using the NY subway system. She is an asset to the NY tourism community and I am looking forward to the Greenwich Tour upon my next visit.

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concord, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Reva did a wonderful job in taking us through various neighborhoods in Brooklyn. She is knowledgeable and goes at a good pace. My only suggestion would be a break for restrooms or water.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Reva's brings the architecture of Brooklyn alive like nobody else can! You can tell she has a passion for her Brooklyn! Private tour is definitely the way to go.

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