On Wednesday, November 18, companies in Brooklyn’s fastest growing business districts will gather to push for the completion of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway at the third annual Greenway + Industry, the fall benefit party supporting Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI). The event will be held at the 26 Bridge Street event space in Dumbo, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Photos from 2013 and 2014 events by Brooklyn Greenway Initiative
BGI will honor David Ehrenberg, President and Chief Executive Officer, Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corp. (BNYDC) for his leadership role in this endeavor. Jonathan Marvel, FAIA, Principal and Founder of Marvel Architects, PLLC and Thomas Woltz, FASLA, Principal And Owner, Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects will also be honored for their design of the Naval Hospital Cemetery Memorial Landscape at the Brooklyn Navy Yard being developed and built by BGI.
The evening will begin with a champagne reception hosted and sponsored by Parker Red Culinary Experiences, followed by a three-course seated dinner, awards program, and drinks and dessert. There will be live music performances throughout the evening.
Funds raised from the event will contribute to the development, establishment and long-term stewardship of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway, a 14-mile landscaped route for pedestrians, runners and cyclists which will connect neighborhood parks and open spaces from Greenpoint to Bay Ridge. Six miles of the Greenway are currently available for public use, with a further eight miles remaining.
Tables and tickets can be purchased online.