The park contains sophisticated collection of interconnected yet diverse ecosystems.
The park uses innovative techniques to restore diverse waterfront ecosystems.
A recreational, environmental, and cultural destination, the park reconnects the community to their waterfront.
In the mid-20th century, the BQE and the Promenade transformed the boundary between Brooklyn Heights and the waterfront.
Governors Island has helped shape the history of New York harbor since the 17th century.
Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights looked very different in the 19th century, thanks to 2 small bridges.
Soft edges protect this waterfront park from waves, tidal fluctuations, and surges.
The Brooklyn Bridge was the first structure to connect Brooklyn and New York City.
Brooklyn’s waterfront was once dotted with warehouses storing tons of cargo from all over the world.
Brooklyn’s shoreline has changed drastically over 4 centuries.
In the 19th century, the East River was one of the world’s busiest waterways.
Dangerous and destructive fires occurred frequently along the Brooklyn waterfront.
Building the Brooklyn Bridge was grueling and dangerous work.