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Supporting Our Backyard Playground


As a result of debris falling from the Manhattan Bridge, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation (BBPDC) erected a sidewalk bridge and scaffolding structure, which decks over multiple pathways, public sidewalks, and a rock climbing area.  While we appreciate BBPDC's concern for safety, it is time for MTA and DOT to address the problem of falling debris so the scaffolding can be removed.  


Matt Warren, DAC's representative on the Brooklyn Bridge Park Community Advisory Council, has been championing this issue.  In August 2018, he sent this letter -- co-signed by over 100 individuals -- to our government officials to advocate for permanent solution.    

Emily Roebling

A wonderful new space opened up in 2022!

Named in honor of Emily Warren Roebling, who is known for her work ensuring the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge.

This section adds two acres to the park. The plaza completes the link from the Jay Street entrance all the way to the Brooklyn Bridge.


DAC is proud to have joined the Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) Community Advisory Council (CAC)

The CAC is the primary forum through which the community can provide feedback and comments to the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBPC) on its major initiatives and policies. The Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation is the government entity responsible for the design, development and maintenance of the BBP.

Matt Warren is DAC's representative on the CAC.  

We are members of the Traffic and Membership Committees.

Meetings are open to the public and are usually held at 334 Furman.  The meeting schedule is here.

Photo Credit: Joe Quint

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