A recreational, environmental, and cultural destination, the park reconnects the community to their waterfront.
In the early 20th century, Brooklyn was the capital of the coffee business in America.
Governors Island has helped shape the history of New York harbor since the 17th century.
In 1814, Robert Fulton’s steam ferry helped transform Brooklyn from a rural hamlet to a booming city.
Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights looked very different in the 19th century, thanks to 2 small bridges.
Immigrants have lived and worked in neighborhoods near the Brooklyn waterfront for generations.
Dangerous and destructive fires occurred frequently along the Brooklyn waterfront.