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Brooklyn's Western Waterfront Boat Tour

18 July 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Organized by: Open House New York
Venue: Pier 83
West 42nd Street and 12th Avenue
New York

Open House New York invites you on a sunset cruise of New York’s Upper Bay to learn more about the industrial future of Brooklyn’s western waterfront.


Historically, the area in Brooklyn stretching from Red Hook to Sunset Park was one of the most important industrial maritime hubs in the United States. Home to major complexes like the Brooklyn Army Terminal, Bush Terminal, and Industry City, Brooklyn’s waterfront was a vital center for manufacturing and a significant source of jobs for immigrants and working class New Yorkers.


Following several decades of decline, the City and the industrial business community has begun to significantly reinvest in the area to modernize its infrastructure, and upgrade its maritime and rail service, to reinvent it as a 21st century industrial waterfront.


Speakers include:

Karina Gilbert, Associate, and Graci Mills, Architectural and Urban Designer, WXY architecture + urban design; Jesse Solomon, Deputy Director, Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corporation; Julie Stein, Senior Vice President & Executive Director of Sunset Park, Asset Management, NYCEDC.



$30 OHNY Members

$40 General Admission