Expanded Brookyln Bridge Park Debuts

9.5-acres of the planned 85-acre expansion of Brooklyn Bridge Park opened at Pier 1 yesterday. Curbed NY has pictures.

The new park was designed by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates for the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation. The park will eventually stretch from Pier 6 at Atlantic Avenue to Jay Street. The Pier 1 section, according to Curbed NY, "includes fields of green, waterfront promenades, a playground and the very cool 'Granite Prospect' stairway to nowhere that will soon become one big pileup of lovey-dovey couples queuing up to take wedding photos."

Full Story: Brookyln Bridge Part Reopens!

Comments

Prepare for the AICP Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $245
Planetizen Courses image ad

Planetizen Courses

Advance your career with subscription-based online courses tailored to the urban planning professional.
Starting at $16.95 a month
Book cover of Insider's Guide to Careers in Urban Planning

So you want to be a planner...

Check out our behind the scenes look at 25 careers in the Urban Planning field
Starting at $14.95

Stay thirsty, urbanists

These sturdy water bottles are eco-friendly and perfect for urbanists on the go.
$19.00