Grand Army Plaza: Gateway to Brooklyn

Description

The Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Memorial Arch is transformed into a gateway and information center for explorations of Brooklyn’s many recreational, cultural, and educational activities.

Features

  • arch is open to the public, with public viewing platform at top
  • glass enclosed area below arch serves as grand entrance to information center
  • below-grade, open-air amphitheatre created

Submitted by

Asaf Yogev, Craig Tooman
Cutsogeorge Tooman & Allen Architects, P.C.
New York, NY, USA

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Site Plan: The Gateway to Brooklyn is located at the south end of Grand Army Plaza below and to the north of the memorial arch

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Representative Section: North - South section through the amphitheater and the multipurpose space below the arch.

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Perspective Drawing: Perspective view (southeast)

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Perspective Drawing: Perspective towards the arch from the amphitheater.

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Perspective Drawing: Perspective view of the interior.

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Perspective Drawing: Perspective from the amphitheater towards the arch.

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Perspective Drawing: View south from the Bailey fountain