The Kosciuszko Bridge Design Project 2018-10-12T11:19:50+00:00

Project Description

The Kosciuszko Bridge Design Project

Project Lead: Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn
Project Partners: Billion Oysters Project, Brooklyn Greenway Initiative, City Parks Foundation, Greenpoint Waterfront Association for Parks and Planning, LaGuardia Community College, McGolrick Park Neighborhood Alliance, Neighbors Allied for Good Growth, Newtown Creek Alliance, New York City Audubon Society/Kingsland Wildflowers, New York City Soil and Water Conservation District, New York State Department of Transportation, North Brooklyn Boat Club, Waterfront Alliance
Project Location: Under the new Kosciuszko Bridge as it arches over Newtown Creek; On the Brooklyn side along Cherry Street bounded by Scott and Stewart Avenues to the west and east respectively
GCEF Grant: $100,000
Matching Contribution: $26,250
Project Status: Ongoing

In 2018, through a competitive process, the Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn was awarded $100,000 to develop Phase 2 of a four-phase project to eventually convert 4-acres of formerly industrial area under the Kosciuszko Bridge into a multiple use public parkland and new green space for the Greenpoint community.

RELATED MEDIA

A Tale Of Two Potential Parks (Williamsburg Patch, October 11, 2018)