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Downtown Brooklyn Partnership

America's Shipyard: The Brooklyn Naval Yard

Forged in the fires of revolution and war, the Brooklyn Navy Yard was not only one of the first five shipyards in America, but also one of largest. From 1801-1966, this historic landmark was a birthing ground for innovations in technology, industry, labor, and manufacturing. Today it is still an innovator of a different sort. Take a stroll through history and then discover the new exhibits and groundbreaking businesses that inhabit the shipyard now.

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