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Waterfront Walks

Location

Pier 1

Date

Sunday, June 2, 2024

Time

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Waterfront Walks are offered twice monthly on Tuesdays and Sundays from May to October.

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June 2 @ 10:30 am 12:00 pm

Join our Docents for a free walking tour and learn more about Brooklyn Bridge Park’s history, design, and ecology. Tours last roughly 60-90 minutes, start from the entrance of Pier 1 and finish near Pier 3.

Advance registration is required. Registration opens a month in advance of each date.
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Full details, including the meeting location, will be emailed to registered attendees a few days prior to the event. For any questions, contact us on volunteer@brooklynbridgepark.org.

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Waterfront Walks

Tour guide points up in front of group with the Brooklyn Bridge in the background.

© Etienne Frossard

Tour group in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

© Alexa Hoyer

Group listening to docent by the water at sunset.

© Alexa Hoyer

Group listens to docent during guided tour.

© Alexa Hoyer

Group looking in distance at sunset with the Brooklyn Bridge in the background.

© Bentley McBentleson

Waterfront Walk tour in the Park.

© Alexa Hoyer

Tour guide points up while speaking to a group at sunset.

© Robin Sanchez

© Robin Sanchez

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Construction of the park began in January 2009.

The Brooklyn Bridge opened on May 14th, 1883. It was the first bridge to cross the East River, the largest suspension bridge built at the time, and was called the “eighth wonder of the world.”

Empire Stores and the Tobacco warehouse are both Civil War Era buildings

More than 13,000 timber piles support the piers in the Park.

Brooklyn Bridge Park is open every day of the year. All 365 days!

Subway tunnels run under the Piles.

Several park structures have green roofs, which serve to absorb rainwater, provide building insulation, and create new habitats for wildlife and lower urban air temperatures.

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