Visitors enjoy the view of Manhattan and the East River along the Promenade

Visitors enjoy the views of Manhattan and the East River along the Promenade

What: A promenade extending about five blocks from Remsen St to Orange St along the East River.

Why it Works:

This exclusively pedestrian walkway offers majestic views of downtown Manhattan, the East River and the Brooklyn Bridge. Lined with flowerbeds, playgrounds, and two rows of benches, the park is a favorite destination for joggers, walkers and roller-bladers. Its width and the plethora of green space also offer places for quieter relaxation and contemplation. The Promenade is lined with grand townhouses and mansions, and is part of Brooklyn’s first Historic Preservation District.

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GREAT PUBLIC SPACES: Brooklyn Heights Promenade (Brooklyn, NY) was last modified: March 6th, 2012 by Brian Geraghty