Sarah Vittetoe is a Brooklyn resident taking you on a leisurely walk through Brooklyn Bridge Park and the Brooklyn Bridge Promenade. This eclectic, but well organized tour will give you insights into the history, architecture, horticulture, and recreation along the way.
Sarah will guide you from the most southern point of Brooklyn Bridge Park, up the park greenway, through the Fulton Ferry Historic District and Old Fulton Street, then up to the Brooklyn Bridge Promenade. You will be offered a researched, but digestible description of the scenery with an added personal perspective.
Listeners will learn of the history of the waterway, nearby neighborhoods and landmarks, as well as the workings and design of the park. The views on this tour, including the Lower Manhattan Skyline, are not to be missed.
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory, Franklin House Hotel, Eagle Warehouse, Brooklyn Bridge
5 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201
From Borough Hall [4, 5] : Head West on Joralemon Street toward Court St. Turn left onto Henry Street. Turn right onto Atlantic Avenue and walk to Furman Street. (.6 miles)
From Borough Hall [2, 3] or Court Street [R] : Head South on Court Street. Turn right onto Joralemon St. Turn left onto Hicks Street. Turn right onto Atlantic Avenue and walk to Furman Street. (.7 miles)
From Bergen Street [F, G] : Head West on Bergen Street toward Court Street. Turn right onto Court Street. Turn left onto Atlantic Avenue and walk to Furman Street. (.8 miles)
Places to stop along the way:
Pier 2 Roller Rink, Brooklyn Bridge Garden Bar, Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory, Roomr, Juliana's, Grimaldi's,
Best time to walk:
Sunrise until 11PM
Be Cautious of traffic on Old Fulton Street after leaving Brooklyn Bridge Park. Also, note that you should stay in the appropriate lane when walking on the Brooklyn Bridge Promenade.
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