“Archtober Building of the Day #10: Naval Cemetery at the Brooklyn Navy Yard” – The Architects Newspaper

The Architects Newspaper – Oct 10, 2017

Article by ARCHTOBER


“…Nestled on a site that lies between communities and roadways, the Naval Cemetery Landscape is something that is more readily stumbled on then sought out. Built for access from a bike artery, the Brooklyn Greenway, the site provides a natural stopping point for cyclists, bees, and birds. It is also a processing place for stormwater. A delicate touch was needed for every element of this project because it sits on hallowed ground: over 2,000 patients from the adjacent Navy Yard Hospital were buried there between the 1830s and 1920s. …”

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