About Us

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Section: Overview


The Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation, d/b/a Brooklyn Bridge Park, is the not‐ for-profit entity responsible for the planning, construction, maintenance and operation of Brooklyn Bridge Park, an 85‐acre sustainable waterfront park stretching 1.3 miles along Brooklyn’s East River shoreline. The Corporation’s mission is to create and maintain a world class park that is a recreational, environmental and cultural destination enjoyed by the residents of, and visitors to, New York City. The Corporation operates under a mandate, embodied by its General Project Plan, to be financially self-sustaining, which includes the activation of certain development sites within the project’s footprint.

Board of Directors
Brooklyn Bridge Park is governed by a 17-member board of directors appointed by the Mayor of New York City and chosen by the Mayor of New York City, the Governor of New York State and local elected officials.

Vicki Been, Chair
Joanne Witty, Vice Chair
Margaret Anadu
Peter Aschkenasy
Martin Connor
Henry B. Gutman
Edna Wells Handy
Stephen Levin

Stephen Merkel
Susannah Pasquantonio
James Patchett
Andrea Phillips
Tucker Reed
Mitchell Silver
William Vinicombe
Matthew Wing

Eric Landau

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