Brooklyn Navy Yard

Historic Site, Factory, Harbor / Marina
63 Flushing Ave (at Cumberland St)
Brooklyn, NY 11205
(718) 907-5992

Tips

  • Today, I was here to present "A Stronger, More Resilient New York," the City's long-term plan to prepare for the impacts of a changing climate: http://bit.ly/109Oi9f
  • One of Brooklyns premier economic engines since 1801, the Brooklyn Navy Yard is now home to BLDG 92, a fascinating exhibition space and visitors center that pays tribute to the Yards history.
  • cafe roofdeck at top of bldg 92 is open 7 days; beautiful; with free wiFi
  • Be sure to take a walk up to the roof deck.
  • The fabled Admirals Row saw demolition in Jan '12 but you can still see the two last townhouses and crumbling manufacturing buildings. Read about what'll happen to the yards:
  • Over 330 companies, employing 7,000 people, call this historic shipyard and industrial park home - explore its history and contemporary stories on a tour with us and BLDG 92:
  • On Wednesdays at noon, the Brooklyn Grange sets up a farmers market with crops they harvested that morning. Get the fresh veggies!
  • Following the American Revolution this naval facility produced some of the greatest ships during the the Civil War and WWII. Learn more on MetroFocus
  • Toxic Waste at it's FINEST!
  • Check out Admirals Row along Flushing Ave, before it's torn down.
  • If you can't snag a tour of the Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm, you can always hang out in the air conditioned rooftop cafe next door at Building 92, home of the navy yard museum. Reup on caffeine here!
  • Went there at night and it reminded me of a film shoot location for a Die Hard movie!
  • Amazing spaces
  • Looking for any photos of the Formal Guard Mounts of the Marine Det taken back in the 60s From the Navy yard
  • The navy yard is a maze. Make sure you know the building number.
  • kryptonite lock your fixie in the rear left of the building. then go explore the facilities.
  • There's not much to do, but still historic nonetheless.
  • If you can get in to visit one of the businesses, walk around or down to the piers. Views you've probably never (rarely) seen.
  • Seek out the mini grain farm being tended by Kings County Distillery! Meg Paska
  • My father was a Navy Welder here during WWII

Nearby places

Manhattan Bridge
63 Flushing Ave (at 8th St)
63 Flushing Ave (at Carlton Ave)