On permanent display atop 334 Furman Street is Tom Fruin’s Watertower. See this amazing installation from the Pier 5 Uplands and near Pier 5 in the Park, or from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade.
There is no public access to the installation or the roof of the building.
Yes, there are restrooms at Pier 6 at Fornino and in Quay Tower; in the Boathouse in the Pier 5 Uplands, in the orange building on Pier 2, under Squibb Bridge; at Empire Stores in Empire Fulton Ferry, and in 99 Plymouth Environmental Education Center.
Yes, the majority of events in the Park are free. Please check the events calendar for more information on individual events.
Brooklyn Bridge Park is accessible by several subway lines (A/C, 2/3, 4/5, F, R) and bus routes (B25, B61, B63, B67). Visitors can also arrive via the NYC Ferry at Fulton Ferry Landing and Pier 6. For Access-a-Ride access to Pier 1, please use the address 1 Water Street (corner of Old Fulton and Water Street). To enter the southern end of the park, please use the address 360 Furman Street and exit on the west side of the building.
Brooklyn Bridge Park is free to enter! There is no entrance fee to the Park and the majority of events are free. To use facilities not managed by BBP, such as Jane’s Carousel, The Cliffs, or the Roller Rink, there may be fees.
There is no public access to the roof. Watertower 3: R.V. can be viewed well from the lawn in the Pier 5 Uplands.
To host an event or an activity in Brooklyn Bridge Park you must have an approved permit from Brooklyn Bridge Park. This process insures that any given area of the Park is not over crowded and that organizations are properly supported and insured. If you would like to host an event or activity in the Park, please review the conditions for a special events permit.
It depends on the photoshoot. Permits are required for commercial photo shoots, or groups larger than 20. Learn more about the permitting process on the permits page.
Permits must be obtained prior to undertaking regulated activities as defined in the Park Rules and Regulations.
Generally, permits are required if you want to (this list is not exclusive or exhaustive):
Please submit a proposal that outlines your project (e.g. renderings, height, weight, length of installation, proposed location, security or electrical needs, etc.) to [email protected]