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Rooftop Park in DUMBO

In DUMBO, a trendy neighborhood in Brooklyn, there’s a new place from where to see great views of the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges: The Rooftop Park of the Empire Stores building. In the 1850s, it was storage space and by the 1950s it was in ruins. It’s now a shopping center where the Brooklyn Historical Society recently opened a new gallery space. Take the lift/elevator to the fifth floor and you’ll see both bridges and the Lower Manhattan skyline. Access is free! Want to see the views from the rooftop park and explore this up and coming Brooklyn neighborhood? We… Read More