Michael Van Valkenburgh Releases Details of Main Street Section of Brooklyn Bridge Park

City Terrain, East
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
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Much has been brewing at Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) over the last six months starting with the opening of Pier 5 to the completion of Squibb Park Pedestrian Bridge. And now, according to DUMBO NYC, the Park, along with Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, recently unveiled plans at a community meeting to overhaul the Main Street section of its 1.3-mile waterfront stretch at the foot of the Manhattan Bridge.

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The proposal sketches out space for a variety of activities and amenities such as an outdoor nature exhibit facility, a new Department of Environmental Protection building with restrooms and center for children’s educational programming, a revamped landscaping program, a bouldering wall, a dog run, and an area reserved for active recreation.

Plan for new Main Street section of Brooklyn Bridge Park (Courtesy of Brooklyn Bridge Park)

Plan for new Main Street section of Brooklyn Bridge Park (Courtesy of Brooklyn Bridge Park)

Plan for new Main Street section of Brooklyn Bridge Park (Courtesy of Brooklyn Bridge Park)

Plan for new Main Street section of Brooklyn Bridge Park (Courtesy of Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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