Architecture / New York

The Brooklyn Navy Yard & Commandant’s House

As part of a Municipal Art Society Jane’s Walk with the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative, we had a chance to check out the Navy Yard Hospital and the surrounding area. Our tour was led by Milton Puryear, lead planner and co-founder of the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative and Michael Porto, an engineer and board member. This site, visible …

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Architecture / New York

MAS Jane’s Walk with the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative

On May 4th and 5th the Municipal Art Society hosted its annual Jane’s Walks NYC, a series of 100+ guided walks and bike tours throughout the five boroughs.  The walks covered everything from historical tours of neighborhoods to Sandy recovery efforts in storm damaged areas.  We joined an exciting walk led by The Brooklyn Greenway …

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