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Commodore Barry Park

Nassau St., Park Ave., bet. Navy St. and N. Elliot Pl.

Brooklyn

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Commodore Barry Park was acquired in 1836 by the Village of Brooklyn and named "City Park." It is the oldest park in the borough. It was renamed for Commodore Barry in 1951, due to its location next to the Brooklyn Navy Yard that Barry helped found. The Navy Yard has played an important role in the local economy since it opened in 1801, employing over 70,000 men and women 24 hours a day at its peak operation during World War II. In 1966 the Navy Yard was sold to the City of New York and was then converted into an industrial park.

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Commodore Barry Park Weather

  • Wed
    Scattered Sprinkles
    57°F
  • Thu
    Patchy Fog then Partly Sunny
    62°F
  • Fri
    Slight Chance Light Rain and Areas Fog
    56°F
  • Sat
    Chance Light Rain then Rain Likely
    61°F

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