Bay Ridge

Photos by Paul Frangipane The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge connects Brooklyn from Bay Ridge’s southern point to Staten Island. Now a neighborhood staple, the bridge was originally met by strong opposition by Bay Ridge residents, 8,000 of whom were displaced for its…

Gowanus

Photos by Paul Frangipane The neighborhood of Gowanus is centered on the Gowanus Canal, a two-mile-long artificial waterway that weaves throughout the area and made Gowanus a hub of industry in the late 19th century. Since its industrial boom, the…

Red Hook

Photos by Paul Frangipane Red Hook’s shipping history can be easily seen on the waterfront with cargo cranes jutting into the air next to freight ships in the harbor. Red Hook’s waterfront boasts clear views of the Statue of Liberty.…

Greenpoint

Photos by Paul Frangipane Greenpoint’s busy Manhattan Avenue with Saint Anthony of Padua in the background. The street is filled with commercial businesses and restaurants that mix the neighborhood’s traditional Polish influence with newly-opened eateries. A freestanding cast-iron sidewalk clock…

DUMBO

Photos by Paul Frangipane The internationally-popular view of an arch of the Manhattan Bridge framed between buildings on Washington and Water streets. The shot of the Manhattan Bridge is often swarmed by tourists and professional photographers. With DUMBO’s increased popularity,…