Design and Nature at the Naval Cemetery Landscape

Janes Walk

Led By Jeffrey Longhenry, Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects AND Pennington Marchael, Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects

Come learn about and experience the award-winning design and native flora habitat of the 1.7-acre Naval Cemetery Landscape on the site of the former Naval Hospital Cemetery at the Brooklyn Navy Yard from its landscape architect and horticultural specialist. Be immersed in its tens of thousands of native plants and pollinators along the elevated meandering boardwalk, along the stepping stones, and in the Sacred Grove and Memorial Meadow.

Saturday, May 4
3:00 PM
1-2 hours
In Person

Borough: Brooklyn
Theme: Art & Architecture, Environment, History & Culture
Accessibility: Family-friendly, Wheelchair-friendly
wooden walkway across green field at the Naval Cemetery
Naval Cemetery Landscape. Photo: Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects.
Meeting Location

Naval Cemetery Landscape, 63 Williamsburg Street West, Brooklyn, NY 11249. The Naval Cemetery Landscape is on Williamsburg Street West between Kent Avenue and Flushing Avenue.


B57/B62Bus to Flushing Av/Classon Av (2 min walk). B48 Bus to Wallabout St/Wythe Av (5 min walk). J/M/Z Train to Marcy Ave (11 min walk). G train to Flushing Ave (13 min walk).

Closest Parking

limited street parking available

Finding your walk leader

We'll be at the entrance portal.

Ending Location

Tour will end in the same location as where it started.

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