Take a walk through the future park and public spaces.
This section elaborates each major area of the park and public spaces. For information about the future of the development zones and tenancies in the Historic District, please visit About …
Governors Island is truly an island like no other, with a unique vantage point on the Harbor and a treasured historic landscape.
VAST WATER, BIG SKY
In Manhattan, tall buildings create canyons with their own shadows. There is little sense…
The Historic District’s protected conditions, higher elevations and quality top soils make for ideal conditions to grow large, beautiful shade trees and support other plantings. On the southern half of the Island, poor quality soil, exposure to harsh salty winds,…