New York: Brooklyn Army Terminal Historic Walking Tour

Product ID: 48593

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Key Details
2 hours
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Wheelchair Accessible

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What You'll Do
  • Explore Cass Gilbert's innovative Brooklyn Army Terminal
  • Learn how the complex of buildings has been repurposed for modern use
  • Hear the history of Brooklyn's waterfront and the Port of New York
  • Marvel at the breathtaking atrium of Building B
  • See how over 100 companies, from biotech researchers to chocolatiers, have revived the terminal
  • Discover the military history of New York Harbor
Step inside an engineering marvel on a 2-hour walking tour of New York’s Cass Gilbert designed Brooklyn Army Terminal. Located in an renovated industrial park, now a center business development, it once supplied the American forces in World War I.
What to Expect
Explore the Brooklyn Army Terminal on a 2-hour walking tour, and learn how it supplied American forces on the Western Front during World War I.

The Cass Gilbert-designed complex served as a supply base for the American military until the Vietnam War. Today, it’s a thriving industrial park, and home to over 100 companies from a wide array of industries, including precision manufacturers, biotech researchers, online retailers and chocolatiers.

Discover how millions of tons of war supplies and personnel were shipped through the teeming transportation hub, and hear stories of soldiers, longshoremen and merchant mariners who worked on the piers, rail yards and warehouses. See how the facilities are being used today.

The tour explores what made the Port of New York the envy of the world in the mid-20th century, and why it went into decline. Along the way, enjoy sweeping views of the harbor, and step inside the breathtaking atrium of Building B, where freight trains once rumbled through to be loaded from the innovative cantilevered balconies.
What's Included
  • Tour of the Brooklyn Army Terminal
  • Postcard
What's Not Included
  • Gratuity
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

Brooklyn Army Terminal, 140 58th Street, Brooklyn, NY (Open in Google Maps)

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Product ID: 48593