Brooklyn Bridge Park is an 85-acre post-industrial waterfront site stretching 1.3 miles along Brooklyn’s East River edge.
Brooklyn Bridge Park is an 85-acre post-industrial waterfront site stretching 1.3 miles along Brooklyn’s East River edge. The site stretches west in an arc from the Manhattan Bridge, through the Brooklyn Bridge and south along the East River to the upland area of Pier 6 and Atlantic Avenue. The park’s boundaries are Jay Street to the north, Atlantic Avenue to the south, Furman Street to the east and the East River to the west. The site is long and narrow with a crenulated edge formed by the piers.
2012 Travel + Leisure Design Awards, Best Public Space, Jane’s Carousel Pavilion
2011 Community Development Award, American Institute of Architects New York
2011 William H. White Award, American Planning Association New York Chapter
2011 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence Silver Medal
2011 Travel + Leisure – World’s Coolest New Tourist Attractions
2011 New York Magazine Best of New York – Best Riverfront Run
2010 The Wall Street Journal, The Best of Architecture, Julie V. Iovine