Brooklyn Bridge Park

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United States of America - New York - New York

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International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Brooklyn Bridge Park

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation, d/b/a Brooklyn Bridge Park, is the not‐ for-profit entity responsible for the planning, construction, maintenance and operation of Brooklyn Bridge Park, an 85‐acre sustainable waterfront park stretching 1.3 miles along Brooklyn’s East River shoreline. The Corporation’s mission is to create and maintain a world class park that is a recreational, environmental and cultural destination enjoyed by the residents of, and visitors to, New York City. The Corporation operates under a mandate, embodied by its General Project Plan, to be financially self-sustaining, which includes the activation of certain development sites within the project’s footprint.

Main Address:
Brooklyn Bridge Park
334 Furman Street
Brooklyn Heights
New York
New York 11201 United States of America

Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Nancy Webster
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1990
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 35 Hectares
    Latitude: 40°41′51″N
    Longitude: 73°59′57″W
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name:
  • Local Address:
  • Locality: City: New York
  • Locality: State: New York

Features and Facilities

  • Open to public: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 170000

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Sustainability: Yes
    Urban Environments: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Guided Tours: Yes