5. Kingsland Wildflower Greenroof
Kingsland Wildflowers is a Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF) project committed to expanding natural habitat and green corridors for bird and wildlife populations. The vision, conceived through partnerships with local businesses, community voices and wildlife experts, is providing Greenpoint with living and growing infrastructure to support native New York City wildlife and educational programming focused on sustainable conservation practices and habitat protection.
Kingsland Wildflowers is a 22,000 square foot green roof which sits atop an active movie studio owned and operated by Broadway Stages, in the most sci-fi and industrial section of North Brooklyn alongside EPA Superfund site, Newtown Creek. Its non-profit and community partners are NYC Audubon and Newtown Creek Alliance. It is an educational and science-focused green roof fostering ecology, sustainability and community.
Kingsland Wildflower will be open from 10 AM to 2 PM Saturday, October 13th and from 12 to 4 PM on Sunday, October 14th.