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Brooklyn Bridge Park

Under the Brooklyn Bridge, new parkland takes shape

The plaza takes design cues from the historic structure above it.

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s new Squibb Bridge set to reopen

The embattled pedestrian pathway will reopen in early May.

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s long-troubled Squibb Bridge has been demolished

The embattled pedestrian span was finally torn down over the weekend.

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Where to take your kids to cool off in NYC

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Squibb Bridge replacement gets fresh renderings

The embattled pedestrian pathway will be replaced in its entirety by 2020

Brooklyn Bridge Park will replace problem-plagued Squibb Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation hopes to have it complete by mid-2020

Brooklyn Heights penthouse could sell for record-breaking $20M

The penthouse atop Quay Tower in Brooklyn Bridge Park could become the borough’s priciest home ever sold

BQE overhaul proposal met with public skepticism, anger

Environmental and structural concerns, along with general anger at a proposal to close the Brooklyn Heights Promenade for six years, dominated.

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Squibb Bridge will remain closed indefinitely

The bridge shuttered in July due to a piece of wood that was in poor condition; now it seems the problem is worse.

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 development launches affordable housing lottery

The 15-story building has a total of 100 affordable apartments up for grabs.

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 condo unveils an interactive sales gallery

The waterfront condo is making swift progress at the end of Atlantic Avenue

New York City kids review new parks in Brooklyn

Who better to review new kid-friendly playgrounds than New York City kids?

See Brooklyn Bridge Park’s lush lawn at Pier 3

With the opening of the waterfront park’s answer to the Great Lawn, it’s now 90 percent complete.

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 condo finally hits the market

The pricey condos feature stunning views of Brooklyn Bridge Park and the skyline.

Brooklyn Bridge Park will get a permanent public pool

Swimmers, rejoice!

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 housing makes its mark on the skyline

The two residential developments rising at the southern end of Brooklyn Bridge Park have made huge strides in the last few months.

Civic group abandons fight against Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 housing

The Brooklyn Heights Association, a longtime opponent of the Pier 6 housing plan, will not appeal a ruling that allows the two buildings to continue rising.

Section of Brooklyn Bridge Park will briefly close to address bridge debris concerns

A section beneath the Manhattan Bridge will close in light of falling debris from the structure

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s striking boathouse with ‘the best view in the world’ nears completion

Architecture Research Office recently completed a simple, striking boathouse at the park’s Pier 5

Lawsuit over Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 housing is dismissed

The popular park’s finances were at the center of the lawsuit

Brooklyn Heights preservation group loses appeal against Pierhouse developers

The New York State Appeals Court has decided to uphold the original decision in the case.

First look at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 2 Uplands, due in June 2020

The Uplands will include a water garden, a 6,300-square-foot lawn.

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s pop-up pool is extended for one more season, again

The popular temporary pool at Pier 2 has gotten another reprieve.

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 5 unveils its new ‘tranquil and expansive’ lounging lawn

The Pier 5 uplands are a ‘restful counterpoint’ to the activity-filled waterfront space.

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 housing drama returns to court

At issue is whether the two-tower residential development rising at Pier 6 is, in fact, providing too much housing, thus violating the BBPC’s agreement with the BHA to develop "only the amount [of housing] necessary to fund the park’s financial needs."

Brooklyn Bridge Park's pedestrian bridge reopens, now with slightly less bounce

The zig-zagging pedestrian bridge is finally ready for park-goers

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Squibb Park Bridge will open this Wednesday

After a costly fix, the innovative bridge is finally ready to open.

Soho House may be opening a Brooklyn Bridge Park outpost

The London-based brand’s first Brooklyn club would be dubbed "Dumbo House"

Rolling Stone publisher ditches move to Brooklyn's Empire Stores

If the media company decided to follow through, they'd join other companies like home furnishing store West Elm, apparel and watch brand Shinola, and the Vinegar House restaurant who will all occupy spaces at Empire Stores.

Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation fires back against Pier 6 funding allegations

BBPC maintains that Pier 6 housing is crucial for Brooklyn Bridge Park’s longterm financial viability.

Brooklyn's most expensive sold condo is this $10.6M Pierhouse apartment

The controversial development overlooking Brooklyn Bridge Park has sold a series of pricey condos in the past few months.

Brooklyn Bridge Park's funding continues to be scrutinized

A community group argues that the projected tax revenue of the park’s developments exceeds expectations—and negates the need for Pier 6 development.

Sculptor Anish Kapoor will bring 'negative space' to Brooklyn Bridge Park

Sculptor Anish Kapoor—he behind Chicago’s Cloud Gate—will bring his installation Descension to Brooklyn Bridge Park this spring. It will premiere on Pier 1 on May 3.

1 John Street, home to Brooklyn’s priciest sold condo, is now complete

The spacious loft-style apartments here range in size from 1,500 square feet to over 3,000 square feet and prices varied between $2 million to just under $9 million.

First look inside Brooklyn Bridge Park’s debated hotel

The eco-luxe hotel officially opens on February 12, with rooms that speak to "the historic, hardworking, shipping roots of the Brooklyn waterfront."

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 5 uplands revealed in new renderings

The new section of Brooklyn’s waterfront park will open later this year, bringing new seating, a boathouse, and more.

Pier 6 construction plans nitpicked by Brooklyn Heights NIMBYs

A community resident alleges that the Brooklyn soil could be unstable, but how true are those claims? Probably not very.

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s final piece of parkland is moving forward

City officials and representatives from Brooklyn Bridge Park broke ground on Pier 3, the last of the six piers that will be turned into parkland. It's due to open in 2018.

It's on: Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 6 housing moves forward

After years of fighting between developers and community members (not to mention lawsuits), the housing at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 is taking a big step forward. Plans for the two towers have been filed with the DOB, and we've got details.