Brooklyn: A Place Like No Other

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Brooklyn: A Place Like No Other

Cross that bridge and see all the best of the Brooklyn you have missed.


When and where

Date and time

Saturday, June 17 · 9am - 2pm EDT


Oculus Center 185 Greenwich Street #LL3110 New York, NY 10006

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About this event

  • 5 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Cross that bridge and see all the best of the Brooklyn you have missed.

Start: Oculus Center, Greenwich St, New York City

Finish: Industry City, Brooklyn

Distance: 12mi

Where to find us: In the middle of the Oculus Center

Optional endpoints: multiple subway stations

Terrain: paved

Transit: NJ Transit to Newark and PATH to WTC; A, C, E, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, R, and W subways to WTC

Return: subway R train

Difficulty: Average

Category: history, urban, scenic

Coordinator: Marcella Scire

Crossing the Brooklyn Bridge on foot is a scenic and exceptional pedestrian experience. Walk with us around Brooklyn. Walk past numerous Brooklyn icons including Junior's Restaurant, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Williamsburg Savings Bank Tower, Barclays Center and the Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Arch. Explore Prospect Park and get to know the prominent figures, artistic stone work and history of Green-Wood Cemetery. Finish in Industry City with a Brooklyn-style nosh with fellow walkers.

Restrooms are available in the WTC North Concourse, in McLaughlin Park on Tillary Street at Jay Street, in Prospect Park at Lincoln Road, in Green-Wood Cemetery's main entrance, and in Industry City.

Subway drop-out points are available along the route. Anyone who wishes to end after Green-Wood may catch the R, N, or D train at Fourth Avenue and 36th Street.


- St. Paul’s Chapel

- City Hall Park

- Brooklyn Bridge

- Prospect Park

- Green-Wood Cemetery

- Industry City

About the organizer

Organized by

FreeWalkers is a non-profit 501(c)3 social organization and network for individuals interested in participating in distance walking events. Our group is free and open to everyone. We encourage each member to accomplish challenging goals as we work together, experience, and promote pro-pedestrian issues. Paricipants accept responsibity for themselves on the walk.