in the Public Realm
Brooklyn Botanical Garden Visitor Center
Parks: Museum

  • Constructed, 1910
  • Renovation, 2012
  • ASLA Honor Award 2013
  • Built by Women 2015
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Visitor Center - Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi
The new visitor center for New York City's Brooklyn Botanic Garden is conceived as an inhabitable topography defining a threshold between the city and the garden. To provoke curiosity and interest in the world-class collection, the new building will provide a legible point of arrival and orientation, an interface between garden and city, culture and cultivation.

The design of the visitor center is seen as a seamless extension of the landscape. Nested into an existing berm, the center is exper...
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Classon Street & Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225
United States

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