[The Future of the Brooklyn Navy Yard]

Friday, October 07, 1966

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Robert C. Weinberg, WNYC's critic-at-large in architecture and planning commenting on the future of the Brooklyn Navy Yard. What will become of the government's property? At least half the area will be retained by the Navy.

Weinberg describes the facilities at the Navy Yard and suggests uses of the land for private and industrial purposes.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 68626
Municipal archives id: T1687


Robert C. Weinberg


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