Brooklyn Navy Yard

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

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  • 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.
  • 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