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8 edition of The Brooklyn Navy Yard found in the catalog.

The Brooklyn Navy Yard

by Thomas F. Berner

  • 296 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Arcadia Publishing .
Written in English

  • History: American,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • General,
  • United States - State & Local - General

  • Edition Notes

    Images of America

    The Physical Object
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7981731M
    ISBN 100752408607
    ISBN 109780752408606

      A number of factors are likely contributing to Head Hi’s success, the first of which is the Navy Yard’s relatively recent transformation. Since it was decommissioned as a massive military shipbuilding and repair facility in , the Brooklyn Navy Yard has slowly molded into a hub for new industry and manufacturing, especially in recent years.   After the Navy sold the yard to the city, BEDT continued to service the yard, interchanging rail cars with a small ship manufacturer known as SeaTrain. SeaTrain utilized a set of blue GE ton locomotives to shuffle rail cars around their property, while BEDT would utilize one of their blue Alco locomotives to work the float bridge.

    The Brooklyn Navy Yard (BNY) has released its long-term plan for the development of the district, with the ambition of creat new jobs in the coming years. This would bring total employment to 30, jobs for the area. Most exciting is news that another $ billion will be invested into expanding the yard by five million square feet. Established in , the Brooklyn Navy Yard served as America's premier naval shipbuilding facility for years, and launched America’s mightiest warships, including the USS Monitor, the USS Arizona, and the USS Missouri. Peak activity occurred during World War II, when s people worked at the Yard.

      On J , the flag at the Brooklyn Navy Yard was lowered for the last time and the year-old institution ceased to exist. Sold to the City of New York for $ million, the yard became a site for storage of vehicles, some light industry, and a modest amount of civilian ship : ArcadiaPublishing. Government Report 12/10/ Frederick Griffing VS US Brooklyn NY Navy Yard Land. $ + $ shipping. Naval & Maritime Claims McIntosh Capt Navy Military Pay Frigate Schooners. $ Childrens Kids Books Lot 60 Early Beginning Readers Kindergarten First Grade. $ $ Free shipping. Popular. The Book Thief - Paperback Seller Rating: % positive.

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From its cover to its last page, John Bartelstone's book, The Brooklyn Navy Yard, is a compendium of rich and intriguing images of a little known aspect of New York City. Bartelstone's work honors his subject, yet transcends it. These photographs are truly beautiful.

The book functions as a window into a fascinating world. It is a work of art/5(9). In The Brooklyn Navy Yard, author Thomas F. Berner restores what were fast-fading memories of the yard's days of glory.

An attorney who practices law in New York City, Berner presents stunning photographs to illustrate the vital role of this small yard/5(6). The Brooklyn Navy Yard, the first monograph by John Bartelstone, offers a quiet and striking look at the Yard as a time capsule of industrial New York.

The Yard today is a fusion of the sublime and the practical, with eerie abandoned elements existing side by side with vibrant businesses. Bartelstone’s camera The Brooklyn Navy Yard book partial to the former. Workers at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, circaV Frank J. Trezza Seatrain Shipbuilding Collection, V, Brooklyn Historical Society.

This guide is intended as aid to researchers interested in the New York Naval Shipyard, which is more commonly known as the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The Brooklyn Navy Yard has a fascinating history, and tour. I went with other seniors on a guided tour in a van and loved every minute.

The Brooklyn Navy Yard has a fascinating history from the 's through WW-II, and is now an exciting model of environmental sustainability with /5(75). The Brooklyn Navy Yard Today. The Brooklyn Navy Yard (the Yard) is the center of urban manufacturing and innovation. A one-of-a-kind ecosystem that spans acres, housing + businesses, and employ+ people.

To learn more about who we are watch our 3-minute video. Brooklyn Navy Yard Businesses Mobilize To Help Fight Coronavirus Pandemic During World War II, the Brooklyn Navy Yard repaired warships.

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Harry Harris/AP InJennifer Egan won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel, A Visit From The Goon Squad. Finding Brooklyn Navy Yard Coworking Space Seated on six floors of a brand new story building with views of Manhattan, our waterfront location at Dock 72 is made up of innovative workspace, private outdoor terraces, a Rise by We wellness center, and a basketball court.

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On Jthe flag at the Brooklyn Navy Yard was lowered for the last time and the year-old institution ceased to exist. Sold to the City of New York for $ million, the yard became a site for storage of vehicles, some light industry, and a modest amount of civilian ship : Arcadia Publishing SC.

Wednesdays at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, 10 AM and AM and Saturdays at Long Island City, 11 AM and 2 PM and Sundays in Sunset Park at AM. Tours must be booked in advance, last approximately 45 minutes each, and are intended for individuals and groups of no more than four (4) individuals; for larger groups, please click here to book a.

Asbestos Exposure and the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Some of the most famous U.S. naval ships—including the USS Missouri and USS Maine—were manufactured at New York’s Brooklyn Navy Yard, which was operational from until But many people, including former Brooklyn Navy Yard workers, have only begun to learn about the facility’s dark final decades in which asbestos was widely used in.

A number of new buildings and public spaces will debut at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in the next few weeks; as of today, one of those, D a 16 Author: Valeria Ricciulli. Brooklyn Navy Yard will welcome a trendy new tenant with the announcement renowned shoe and leatherwear company ECCO has signed a five-year lease for a space in the Yard.

The Denmark-based company will take 7, square feet at the Yard’s Building for a design and prototyping studio, the company’s first studio space outside of Denmark, opening this fall.

The Hardcover of the Brooklyn Navy Yard by Thomas F. Berner at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Arcadia Publishing SC. Name the problem to be solved: With thousands of visitors per day, not to mention employees coming and going in upwards of 10, the Brooklyn Navy Yard (BNY) was in search of a .When the Brooklyn Navy Yard was founded inmore than a quarter of the inhabitants of Kings County were enslaved, and 60% of households included an enslaved person.

This program will look at how the institution of slavery was intricately linked to the operations of the Yard, even after New York enacted emancipation in