John Jay Educational Campus (Brooklyn)
The John Jay Educational Campus is a New York City Department of Education facility at 237 Seventh Avenue between 4th and 5th Streets in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City. Formerly the location of John Jay High School, (originally Manual Training High School) which was closed in 2004 due to poor student performance, the facility now houses the Secondary School for Law (K462), the Secondary School for Journalism (K463), Park Slope Collegiate (K464, formerly the Secondary School for Research) and Millennium Brooklyn High School (K684).
The building was constructed in 1931.
- Linwood Dunn (born 1904), Academy Award-winning visual effects engineer for RKO.
- Jack Lord (born 1938), actor best known for his role as Steve McGarrett on the original Hawaii Five-O TV series.
- Joe Pepitone, major league baseball player, notably with the New York Yankees
- "The Secondary School for Law, Journalism and Research" on ParkSlopePatch]
- "237 7 Avenue" on the NYC DOE website
- "237 7th Avenue, Brooklyn" on the New York City Geographic Information System map
- "John Jay (Brooklyn,NY) Baseball". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved February 14, 2011.
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- InsideSchools article on proposed school, 2010
- New York Times article on school closure, 2001
- Times article on controversies in school redesign, March 3, 2002
- (May 2003) Secondary School for Law, Journalism, and Research, "an administrative nightmare for the district," bans journalist
- Secondary School for Research
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