Construction Begins On Pier 3 Of Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Bridge ParkPier 3 of Brooklyn Bridge Park. Rendering by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates.

Ground has recently been broken to transform Pier 3, located within Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn Heights, into a functional park. Pier 3 represents the last portion of the Brooklyn Bridge Park project. It will feature a large lawn, a playground, walking paths, vegetation, and a plaza, according to a rendering released by Curbed NY. This portion of Brooklyn Bridge Park is estimated to cost $26 million and is scheduled to be completed in 2018. Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates is the landscape architect.

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Present-day Pier 3 of Brooklyn Bridge Park

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5 Comments on "Construction Begins On Pier 3 Of Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn Heights"

  1. Wow..feel fresh always when I see the water, green ground is applicable to visit and breathe in.

  2. Before long, all this will be underwater.
    http://ss6m.climatecentral.org/#15/40.7071/-73.9770

    • Andrew Porter | October 21, 2016 at 1:17 pm |

      Yeah, you’re right: the park is only about 11 feet above mean high tide levels, and it will likely be awash in another hundred years. Or during the next hurricane or really strong nor’easter.

    • who cares

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  3. Andrew Porter | October 21, 2016 at 1:14 pm |

    With the police presence at next door’s Pier Two, park goers won’t have to worry about stray bullets as they enjoy some grass and trees, and not all the frenetic activities that the BBPC has inflicted on those seeking greenery and places for contemplation of the harbor, the sky, Manhattan across the river…

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