Tour the Yard, bike through history, see "industry in action" on a factory tour, experience cultural performances or make something in a hands-on workshop. Our public programs are an exciting look into the Yard’s past, present and future. 

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Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard by Bus: The Past, Present, & Future of the Yard

SUN AUG 26 2012 > 2:30 p.m.

In partnership with the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and the Brooklyn Historical Society, Urban Oyster leads a bus tour replete with fascinating stories of the Brooklyn Navy Yard's past, present, and future. For over 150 years, the Brooklyn Navy Yard churned out America's most famous fighting ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri.Today, the Yard is becoming a model for sustainable urban industrial parks.  At several stops along the way, this tour offers opportunities to get off the bus for a closer look at the Yard's most intriguing sites, including a dry dock ...

Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard by Bus: The Past, Present, & Future of the Yard

SAT AUG 25 2012 > 2:30 p.m.

In partnership with the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and the Brooklyn Historical Society, Urban Oyster leads a bus tour replete with fascinating stories of the Brooklyn Navy Yard's past, present, and future. For over 150 years, the Brooklyn Navy Yard churned out America's most famous fighting ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri.Today, the Yard is becoming a model for sustainable urban industrial parks.  At several stops along the way, this tour offers opportunities to get off the bus for a closer look at the Yard's most intriguing sites, including a dry dock ...

Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard by Bus: The Past, Present, & Future of the Yard

SUN AUG 19 2012 > 2:30 p.m.

In partnership with the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and the Brooklyn Historical Society, Urban Oyster leads a bus tour replete with fascinating stories of the Brooklyn Navy Yard's past, present, and future. For over 150 years, the Brooklyn Navy Yard churned out America's most famous fighting ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri.Today, the Yard is becoming a model for sustainable urban industrial parks.  At several stops along the way, this tour offers opportunities to get off the bus for a closer look at the Yard's most intriguing sites, including a dry dock ...

Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard by Bus: The Past, Present, & Future of the Yard

SAT AUG 18 2012 > 2:30 p.m.

In partnership with the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and the Brooklyn Historical Society, Urban Oyster leads a bus tour replete with fascinating stories of the Brooklyn Navy Yard's past, present, and future. For over 150 years, the Brooklyn Navy Yard churned out America's most famous fighting ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri.Today, the Yard is becoming a model for sustainable urban industrial parks.  At several stops along the way, this tour offers opportunities to get off the bus for a closer look at the Yard's most intriguing sites, including a dry dock ...

Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard by Bus: The Past, Present, & Future of the Yard

SUN AUG 12 2012 > 2:30 p.m.

In partnership with the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and the Brooklyn Historical Society, Urban Oyster leads a bus tour replete with fascinating stories of the Brooklyn Navy Yard's past, present, and future. For over 150 years, the Brooklyn Navy Yard churned out America's most famous fighting ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri.Today, the Yard is becoming a model for sustainable urban industrial parks.  At several stops along the way, this tour offers opportunities to get off the bus for a closer look at the Yard's most intriguing sites, including a dry dock ...

Yard Tours

Bike Tour!

SUN AUG 12 2012 > 12:30 p.m.

Get a "Handle" on Sustainability! Pedal along with us on this bicycle tour as we explore the Brooklyn Navy Yard's transition from being one of the nation's foremost naval shipbuilding facilities to a national leader for sustainable urban industrial parks. Learn about the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation's sustainable development efforts including the nation's first multi-story "green" industrial building, first solar and wind-powered street lamps, New York City's first building-mounted wind turbines, adaptively reused historic structures, and new green buildings certified by the US Green Buildings Council.  Length of Tour: 2 hours

Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard by Bus: The Past, Present, & Future of the Yard

SAT AUG 11 2012 > 2:30 p.m.

In partnership with the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and the Brooklyn Historical Society, Urban Oyster leads a bus tour replete with fascinating stories of the Brooklyn Navy Yard's past, present, and future. For over 150 years, the Brooklyn Navy Yard churned out America's most famous fighting ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri.Today, the Yard is becoming a model for sustainable urban industrial parks.  At several stops along the way, this tour offers opportunities to get off the bus for a closer look at the Yard's most intriguing sites, including a dry dock ...

Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard by Bus: The Past, Present, & Future of the Yard

SUN AUG 5 2012 > 2:30 p.m.

In partnership with the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and the Brooklyn Historical Society, Urban Oyster leads a bus tour replete with fascinating stories of the Brooklyn Navy Yard's past, present, and future. For over 150 years, the Brooklyn Navy Yard churned out America's most famous fighting ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri.Today, the Yard is becoming a model for sustainable urban industrial parks.  At several stops along the way, this tour offers opportunities to get off the bus for a closer look at the Yard's most intriguing sites, including a dry dock ...

Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard by Bus: The Past, Present, & Future of the Yard

SAT AUG 4 2012 > 2:30 p.m.

In partnership with the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and the Brooklyn Historical Society, Urban Oyster leads a bus tour replete with fascinating stories of the Brooklyn Navy Yard's past, present, and future. For over 150 years, the Brooklyn Navy Yard churned out America's most famous fighting ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri.Today, the Yard is becoming a model for sustainable urban industrial parks.  At several stops along the way, this tour offers opportunities to get off the bus for a closer look at the Yard's most intriguing sites, including a dry dock ...

Yard Tours

Bike Tour!

SAT AUG 4 2012 > 12:30 p.m.

Get a "Handle" on Sustainability! Pedal along with us on this bicycle tour as we explore the Brooklyn Navy Yard's transition from being one of the nation's foremost naval shipbuilding facilities to a national leader for sustainable urban industrial parks. Learn about the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation's sustainable development efforts including the nation's first multi-story "green" industrial building, first solar and wind-powered street lamps, New York City's first building-mounted wind turbines, adaptively reused historic structures, and new green buildings certified by the US Green Buildings Council.  Length of Tour: 2 hours

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