INDUSTRY CITY BY THE NUMBERS
1890-1950: Manufacturing Dominates
Brooklyn’s three massive industrial complexes, Brooklyn Army Terminal, Brooklyn Navy Yard, and Industry City are hubs of manufacturing and distribution.
1950-2000: Manufacturing Declines
Jobs collapse from 120,000 to fewer than 10,000 on the complexes’ combined 14M sf.
2000-2005: Innovation Economy Emerges
The Innovation Economy begins to emerge. Government begins massive infrastructure subsidy program at the Brooklyn Army Terminal and Brooklyn Navy Yard.
2009: Community’s 197A Vision Approved
Community Board 7’s 197A Plan for Sunset Park is adopted in November.
2013: Industry City Formulates Plan
Industry City begins the nation’s largest privately owned adaptive reuse undertaken with NO public capital subsidy.
2015: Real Results
Industry City announces a ten-year, $1B redevelopment that aligns broadly with CB7’s 197A Plan and would create 15,000 on-site jobs.
I SUPPORT OPPORTUNITY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Please approve the proposed plan for Industry City and help fulfill our community’s vision for new connections & new opportunities.
- Yes, I want jobs
- Yes, I want improved open space
- Yes, I want access to the waterfront
- Yes, I want opportunity in my neighborhood
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