The Easiest Way To Get Away

Governors Island is a 172 acre island in the heart of New York Harbor. It’s only 800 yards from Lower Manhattan, and even closer to Brooklyn. It is a world unto itself, unique and full of promise.

Trust Releases RFP for Temporary Activation of the Western Development Zone

The Trust is seeking proposals for interim use of the Western Development Zone, an expansive eight acre site situated boasting breathtaking skyline and harbor views. Proposals for a wide array of entertainment, cultural and outdoor recreation uses will be considered for up to a three year term during the Island’s public access season beginning in 2018, which runs from May 1-October 31. The Trust’s goal is to find creative proposals that activate the space with more programming and activities for the Island’s growing audience. More info.