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Governors Island is now open to the public year-round, every day from 7am-6pm. Ferries run daily from Manhattan, click here to view schedules and book tickets.

Governors Island is now open to the public year-round, every day from 7am-6pm. Ferries run daily from Manhattan, click here to view schedules and book tickets.

Eastern Development Zone

size
Approximately 26 acres
available for
New Development
Description

The East Development Zones is bordered by new park space to the west and the promenade, which encircles the entire Island, to the east. The East Development Zone, approximately 26 acres, faces the Buttermilk Channel and the working Brooklyn Waterfront and is located immediately off Yankee Pier.

Development opportunities on the Island include the potential of combining historic buildings and south island acres into a campus or campuses which take advantage of the features of each area.

About Eastern Development Zone

The Eastern Development Zone, the larger of the two new construction parcels on Governors Island presents the opportunity to develop 26.5 acres. Bordered by the new Park on to the west, and the promenade and Buttermilk Chanel to the east, the Eastern Zone offers stunning views of Brooklyn’s working waterfront and access to all Governors Island’s public spaces have to offer. Yankee Landing, located at the Zone’s northern edge, is the current entry point for visitors arriving from Brooklyn.

Getting to Eastern Development Zone
15 Minutes from Soissons Landing 5 Minutes from Yankee Pier
5 Minutes from Soissons Landing 1 Minutes from Yankee Pier
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