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Brooklyn Navy Yard / workshop apd + Beyer Blinder Belle

  • Architects: workshop apd, Beyer Blinder Belle
  • Location: 63 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205, USA
  • Design Team: Matthew Berman; Andrew Kotchen; James Krapp; Brook Quach; Tyler Marshall and Beyer Blinder Belle Architects and Partners LLP (Elizabeth Leber; Jean Campbell; Michael Tucker)
  • Engineer: Robert Silman Associates
  • Geotechnical Civil/Environmental: Langan Engineering
  • Lighting Designers: Tillett Lighting Design
  • Landscape Design: D.I.R.T. Studio
  • Area: 32568.0 ft2
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: T.G. Olcott

© T.G. Olcott © T.G. Olcott © T.G. Olcott © T.G. Olcott

From the architect. Workshop/apd, in collaboration with Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners LLP, transformed Building 92 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard into a premier tourist destination in Brooklyn. For the first time in its 210-year history, the once cloistered Yard opens its gates to the public, celebrating the Yard’s storied past and prosperous future.

© T.G. Olcott
© T.G. Olcott

Once the country’s top shipbuilding facility, the Navy Yard is now slated for redevelopment as a 21st-century industrial park. Located at the compound’s main entrance, the Center occupies the historic US Marine Corps Commandant’s residence, which was fully restored, and a new 20,000 square-foot addition that achieves LEED platinum certification with sustainable technologies. Inside are exhibition areas, space for job training programs, offices and cafe.

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