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Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 4 Beach Hazard to be Removed

Last month BHB reader “Liam” alerted us to a potential hazard on the newly opened “beach” at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 4 — metal pillars poking out of the sand. Park officials quickly responded and roped off the area promising that they’d resolve the issue. DNAinfo reports that those pillars will be removed during low […]

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A Tour of Pier 5 and Unfinished Parts of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Sunday at noon I joined a group of architecture and park enthusiasts for a tour of the completed Pier 5 and the still under construction uplands of Piers 4 and 3. We were led to Pier 5 by Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Senior Project Manager, Leigh Trucks (photo). More photos and text after the jump. As […]

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Morning Walk Photos

My morning walks, these days mostly confined to Saturday mornings because of my work schedule, usually follow the same route: from Montague on to the Promenade, down one block to Remsen, across to Hicks, down to Joralemon, then down the hill, past One Brooklyn Bridge Park and on to Pier 5. I then walk around […]

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Pier 1 to 6 Pedestrian and Bike Path Now Open

Two cyclists pass the ruins of Pier 4 on the bike and pedestrian path connecting Piers 1 and 6 of Brooklyn Bridge Park. The path was opened today, ahead of the announced schedule. Update: There’s more information on the Park’s website.

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Mr. Junkersfeld’s Plea for Pier 4

Karl, Heights history buff extraordinaire, gives us a visual tour of Pier 4, lying below and just to the north of the foot of Montague Street, showing its bustling past as an essential element in a commercial and industrial waterfront, its disuse, decay, and present decrepitude.

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