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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.

  • 1.

    The Vanishing Past

    The Vanishing Past

    The historic landmarks -  Quarters A and Admiral's Row

  • 2.

    Brooklyn's Boats: A History

    Brooklyn's Boats: A History

    From the Civil War to Modern Studios

  • 3.

    East Coast Hollywood

    East Coast Hollywood

    The Brooklyn Navy Yard's production studio and thriving commercial industry

  • 4.

    Where the Future is Made

    Where the Future is Made

    New Lab: the cutting-edge entrepreneur at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

  • 5.

    BLDG 92

    BLDG 92

    The public face of the Brooklyn Navy  Yard

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