Downtown Brooklyn: 20 Years of Growth

Downtown Brooklyn: Twenty Years of Growth


In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the 2004 Downtown Brooklyn rezoning, we present a retrospective of two decades of progress.

This interactive and dynamic StoryMap explores: 

    1. Creating the conditions: Factors that led to Downtown Brooklyn’s revitalization.
    2. A 20-year transformation: A tour through Downtown Brooklyn, showing the evolution into a mixed-use neighborhood, via Google Street View.
    3. Evolved urban ecosystem: Measuring the impacts of the 2004 Downtown Brooklyn rezoning, 20 years later.
    4. Looking ahead: Downtown Brooklyn’s continued evolution and the many opportunities emerging on the horizon. 

Click to view the interactive StoryMap!