Mayor Opens One of Largest Manufacturing Spaces in Decades, Building 77 in Brooklyn Navy Yard | City of New York
$185 million transformation of World War II-era storage facility will be home to 3,000 jobs
NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today celebrated the opening of the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s Building 77, a one-million-square-foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing building and the largest on the 300-acre industrial campus. The $185 million renovation of the World War II-era storage facility is a milestone for the growth of manufacturing in New York City and the de Blasio administration’s push to build 100,000 good-paying jobs across a range of industries. Located within the City-owned Brooklyn Navy Yard at the corner of Vanderbilt and Flushing Avenues, the 16-story building will be home to more than 3,000 jobs.
At the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a hulking World War II-era factory is now a 21st-century manufacturing hub
Building 77, one of the complex’s most formidable building, makes its debut
by Zoe Rosenberg