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.

Highlights from the Harbor: Governors Island’s 2020 Year In Review

Governors Island’s 2020 Year in Review is now online! From welcoming New Yorkers from all five boroughs to working with our cultural partners to provide workspace to over 100 artists impacted by COVID-19, to advancing towards making the Island a vibrant, year-round destination, we’re thrilled to share highlights from this past year. Read our 2020 highlights from the harbor here.