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Brooklyn Bridge Park | DEP Conversion Site 

Brooklyn Bridge Park is an 85-acre park on the Brooklyn side of the East River in New York City. The park has revitalized a 1.3-mile (2.1 km) stretch of Brooklyn’s post-industrial waterfront.

LERA provided structural engineering services for two adjacent parcels of the park, totaling 37,600 sf. The conversion site included a former NYC DEP water meter testing facility, a DEP parking lot and an NYC DOT paint shed. The renovation entailed the demolition of the paint shed and the conversion of the DEP building into a maintenance and operations facility with public restrooms.


LERA also provided structural engineering services for a new outdoor rock climbing facility located beneath the Manhattan Bridge.


Brooklyn, NY 



NYC Department of Parks & Recreation Brooklyn Bridge Park



Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates


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