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INDUSTRY CITY BY THE NUMBERS

Our Story

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 at the Brooklyn Army Terminal, Brooklyn Navy Yard, and Industry City 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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