Duggal Greenhouse Lookbook_2021

1801 – NAVY YARD ESTABLISHED President John Adams, a New Englander, favors a strong central government and a navy capable of protecting commerce and defending a young nation in a dangerous and hostile world. At the end of his presidency (1797-1801), Adams moves quickly to authorize the establishment of the first five naval shipyards including Brooklyn. 2009 – GREEN INDUSTRY BNYDC finances the nation’s first multistory, multi-tenanted green industrial building and installs nation’s first wind/solar street lamps, designed by Navy Yard tenant Duggal Eco-Solutions. 2010-2014 – NEW CONSTRUCTION Among 12 new buildings in design or construction are the Duggal Greenhouse, an adaptive reuse of a low-employment warehouse in the Yard into a highemployment sustainable design center; and the adaptive reuse of a 220,000 square foot former machine shop as the Green Manufacturing Center. THE HISTORY OF THE NAVY YARD

Exterior of the Greenhouse looking towards the Williamsburg Bridge


ABOVE: Laying footplate of U.S.S. Battleship No. 39 (Naval Yard, New York, 3/15/1914) |

RIGHT: Arrival of F.D. Roosevelt (Naval Yard, New York, 3/16/1914)

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