Citizens Crowdfund NYC’s First Pop-Up Bridge

Citizens Crowdfund NYC’s First Pop-Up Bridge

A floating pedestrian path is designed to connect Brooklyn to New York's Governors Island

Adriana Krasniansky
  • 10 june 2016

Contributors on Kickstarter have successfully crowdfunded a floating pedestrian bridge that will connect the NYC borough of Brooklyn to nearby Governors Island. Artist Nancy Nowacek proposed the walkway after learning that the 4-mile distance between the two locations was once a physical walkway – accessible during low tide – in the nineteenth century. Currently, the trip is only accessible via ferry.

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