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‘Boardwalk Empire’ brings prohibition, mobsters to Brooklyn Heights

July 25, 2014 By Mary Frost Brooklyn Daily Eagle
"Boardwalk Empire" filming in Brooklyn Heights. Photos by Mary Frost
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The acclaimed HBO hit “Boardwalk Empire,” starring Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon and many others, used Brooklyn Heights as a set on Friday for the second-to-the-last episode of its final season.

Monroe Place at Pierrepont Street was transformed into the Prohibition era, with vehicles from 1931, a newsstand selling the Times for two cents, a surprisingly realistic subway entrance, and a large cast of costumed mobsters, bootleggers, and molls.

According to signs posted in the area, filming continues in Brooklyn Heights on Monday.

Check out HBO for the final season teaser.

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