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 1902.
- Zaid Abdul-Aziz, professional basketball player.
- John J. Buro, sports writer.
- Linwood G. Dunn, pioneer of visual special effects in motion pictures.
- Henri Ford, pediatric surgeon.
- Anthony Lolli, real estate developer.
- Joe Pepitone, major league baseball player, notably with the New York Yankees.
- Isidor Isaac Rabi, recipient of the 1944 Nobel Prize in Physics.
- Thelma Ritter, actress.
- Nitty Scott, rapper.
- Alexander Scourby, actor.
- Henny Youngman, comedian.
- "The Secondary School for Law, Journalism and Research" Archived 2013-09-13 at the Wayback Machine. on ParkSlopePatch
- "237 7 Avenue" on the NYC DOE website
- "237 7th Avenue, Brooklyn" on the New York City Geographic Information System map
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- Geberer, Raanan (December 23, 2013). "Adams Names Brooklyn Real Estate Exec As Adviser". Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
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- Morrone, Francis (2001). An Architectural Guidebook to Brooklyn. Gibbs Smith. pp. 386, 387.
- Estevez, Marjua (June 23, 2014). "Certified Fresh: Nitty Scott, MC – A Lyrical Heavyweight". Hip-Hop Wired.
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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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