Made In NY: Industry City Brooklyn

Operated By: Urban Adventures New York City

Activity Description

NYC is experiencing a boom in small-scale manufacturing and this tour of one of New York City's largest and most amazing creative hubs gives you an insider's look into NYC's contemporary manufacturing and design industries. Learn how Industry City has been a revolutionary part of making goods in NYC, both past and present, all while meeting some of the passionate designers and artisans who operate there today — and sampling some great food and drink, too!

Made In NY: Industry City Brooklyn Highlights

  • Experience the wide array of makers and designers that NYC has to offer in one vibrant location
  • Learn about the history of manufacturing in NYC and how it has changed over the decades, in a place that has been integral to that transformation
  • Experience Industry City's one-of-a-kind industrial setting on the Brooklyn waterfront and take in amazing skyline views
  • Shop Industry City's unique artisanal offerings, from soaps to salumi, coffee to candles, and lighting to liqueurs

  Inclusions

Local English-speaking guide, one small food sample, one hearty snack, coffee/tea samples, and a beer or sake tasting.

  Exclusions

Additional food and beverages, souvenirs and personal shopping, and tips/gratuities for your guide.

  Schedule

Starting time: 10.00 AM

Shop Industry City's unique artisanal offerings, from soaps to salumi, coffee to candles, and lighting to liqueurs

Ending point: Industry City Food Hall, 220 36th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232. (GPS Coordinates: 40°39'22.9″N 74°00'29.0″W). View on Google Maps.

Experience the wide array of makers and designers that NYC has to offer in one vibrant location

Learn about the history of manufacturing in NYC and how it has changed over the decades, in a place that has been integral to that transformation

Duration: 3 hours

Meeting point: The northwest corner of 4th Avenue and 36th Street in Brooklyn (right outside of the D/N/R 36th Street subway stop). Outside of 952 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11232. (GPS coordinates: 40°39'16.2″N 74°00'16.1″W). View on Google Maps.

Experience Industry City's one-of-a-kind industrial setting on the Brooklyn waterfront and take in amazing skyline views

  Full Itinerary

This tour can be customized to accommodate vegetarians, vegans and gluten-free travellers. Please advise us of any food allergies or dietary restrictions in advance. You can do so in the 'Additional requests' box at checkout, or by emailing us at info@newyorkcityubanadventures.com.

Child Policy: This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of six and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select 'child' above when booking. Children under the age of six are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you'll be bringing a child under the age of six. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.

All along the way, you have the opportunity to buy items either for yourself or as gifts for friends and family. Best of all, your purchases are supporting the local NYC economy.

This morning tour of Industry City is a great way to jumpstart your day in Brooklyn! Explore the neighborhood with some unconventional souvenir shopping, a selection of treats both sweet and savory, and epic city skyline views!

Your Trip: For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.

Dress standard: Please dress casually and wear comfortable clothing and shoes for walking.

Today, Industry City is a microcosm of various industries: The complex is home to over 400 independent businesses in a stunning industrial setting, and it truly is a place where different worlds collide. This tour explores several of these modern-day artisans, giving you a unique opportunity to meet the makers themselves, from butchers to brewers, designers to woodworkers, and everything in-between.

Confirmation of booking: If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

This tour features four or five of the diverse companies that call Industry City home, and activities include sampling sweets at NYC's oldest chocolate house, perusing luxury goods made on-premise at the complex's very own design store, visiting artisans making anything from clothing to jewelry to furniture, and learning about the ways a whole-animal salumeria collaborates with its Industry City neighbors to produce some pretty unique condiments!

Your tour begins in the bustling neighborhood of Sunset Park, Brooklyn. This area grew up around the Bush Terminal, an industrial complex that would eventually become Industry City.

The tour ends in Industry City's food hall, giving you the chance to grab some lunch or to attend one of the many food events or sample sales that are frequently hosted on-site. Alternately, venture inland to explore nearby attractions like the historic Greenwood Cemetery or the neighborhood of Sunset Park, known for its Asian and Latino communities.

Office phone number: +1 (347) 878-8444 Email address: info@newyorkcityurbanadventures.com

Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, one small food sample, one hearty snack, coffee/tea samples, and a beer or sake tasting.

We make our way over to the waterfront to present-day Industry City and discuss Bush Terminal's role as the first intermodal manufacturing, warehousing, and shipping complex in America. Bush Terminal revolutionized those industries and allowed the site to become an integral part of manufacturing in NYC for decades.

Exclusions: Additional food and beverages, souvenirs and personal shopping, and tips/gratuities for your guide.

Website: www.newyorkcityurbanadventures.com
Phone Number: 347-878-8444
Average Time: 3 hours
Difficulty: Beginner

Location - D/N/R 36th Street subway stop


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