Students Envision a New Downtown
- Emily Nonko for Brownstoner May 20th, 2011
- Source: http://www.brownstoner.com/brownstoner/archives/2011/05/downtown_brookl_3.php
Last night the Downtown Brooklyn Commons Project Exhibit was held at Borough Hall. Students from City College, New York City College of Technology, Polytechnic University of NYU and Pratt Institute displayed architectural models, plans and recommendations for Downtown Brooklyn's existing open spaces and the new Brooklyn Bridge Park. There were renderings for proposed buildings, bridges and parkland. Some of the exhibits were more conceptual, like a Downtown Brooklyn entirely made of wood. Another presentation took you virtually through the re-imagined neighborhood. The photos above show some of the designs that were on display.