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May 7, 2020 Brooklyn

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Brooklyn Navy Yard Tour: Inside Industry

May 7, 2020 12:30 pm  —  May 7, 2020 1:30 pm

Experience the work of artisans, techies, and manufacturers at the Brooklyn Navy Yard and learn why they have chosen to make their products locally. This guided tour will showcase the industrial ecosystem of the Yard, home to 450+ businesses in sectors ranging from food and beverage to ship repair, green manufacturing to urban farming. We will then get an immersive look at one of these businesses by stepping inside their studio or workshop space and learning about how and why they built their business at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

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Brooklyn Navy Yard Tour: Past, Present & Future

May 7, 2020 12:30 pm  —  May 7, 2020 1:30 pm

See how the Brooklyn Navy Yard been transformed from one of America’s leading naval shipyards into a leading center of manufacturing, industry, and innovation. On this guided walking tour, we will explore the history and highlights of this city-owned industrial park that is now home to over 450 businesses and nearly 12,000 jobs. Learn about the economic development and sustainability initiatives of the Yard, see the 19th century waterfront and dry docks that are still used today for ship repair, and visit several examples of how historic buildings have been adaptively reused for modern industry.

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