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2017-10-24 12:00:002017-10-24 14:00:00America/New_YorkBuilding of the Day: Governors Island – The HillsAdd your name to our wait list! The design of New York
Governors Island - The Hills 870-898 Gresham Rd Brooklyn NY 11231
The design of New York’s Governors Island dramatically transformed this once-abandoned island from a utilitarian windswept military base into a vibrant, resilient and thriving mixed-use destination. The recently opened Hills represent the culmination of the Park and Public Space Master Plan, a 10-year planning process for the 172-acre island. Today, Governors Island is a major festival and events destination, a tourist draw within the region, and a public park for all New Yorkers.
Architect: West 8 Urban Design & Landscape Architecture
Tour Guide: Claire Agre, Principal, West 8 Urban Design & Landscape Architecture
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