Beyond the Fence: “Making It in NYC: the Era Of New Manufacturing”

One of the things I love about the Brooklyn Navy Yard is that everyone here makes something, and they make it well – from countertops constructed out of recycled glass to high-tech military gear, designer furniture to cutting-edge fashion, craft whiskey to organic rooftop farms. I savor strolling around the navy yard. There’s an old-fashioned, can-do spirit – a feeling that Brooklyn is still home to the finest craftsmen and craftswomen in the world. I feel that energy every time I walk past a busy warehouse or hear artisans brainstorming about a project

That’s why I’m excited to see the new “Making it in NYC: the Era of New Manufacturing” exhibit at BLDG 92.

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