Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
BROOKLYN MEDIA GROUP/file photo
BROOKLYN MEDIA GROUP/file photo

After years of somnolence, Sunset Park is suddenly booming again, the most recent news being the impending creation of a Made in New York Campus at Bush Terminal.

In this aerial photo from the files of this newspaper, we see the bustle in the neighborhood’s previous incarnation, with ships moored at dock after dock at the adjacent Brooklyn Army Terminal, whose parking lot – not incidentally – is filled with cars. The largest military supply base in the country through the second World War, it closed in the 1970s, but was subsequently repurposed and now is a thriving manufacturing/commercial hub.

Comments:

Join The Discussion

x


Profile picture
tee gee February 20, 2017 / 03:35PM
I would enjoy sitting down with a reporter and giving you a neighborhood perspective on the last 50 years of the sunset park waterfront and why it has never had a serious plan for revitalization. Also, the real impact of Sunset Park's waterfront being held by EDC and why Councilmember Menchaca approved giving up his (and the City Council's) responsibility and duty to review all leases - for the next 39 years.
Reply

Related Stories
Cyclones alum Rivera energizes New York Mets offense
Cyclones alum Rivera energizes New York Mets offense
Brooklyn boom nowhere close to ending, experts at Brownstoner Real Estate Conference predict
Brooklyn boom nowhere close to ending, experts at Brownstoner Real Estate Conference predict
Popular Stories
Image via Google Maps/Inset courtesy of the NYPD
Cops seek child predator who struck on border of Sunset and Boro Park
BROOKLYN MEDIA GROUP/file photo
A Look Back: The Bay Ridge ferry
Insert courtesy of Brooklyn District Attorney Press office/ Image courtesy of Google Maps
Woman gets prison sentence for grand larceny as a hate crime against Bensonhurst woman
Skip to toolbar