A project by PortSide NewYork

This site covers 400+ years of Red Hook history - NYC’s maritime story in microcosm - and reveals many forgotten stories from this evocative neighborhood. The site includes:

  • a digital museum about our waterfront past and present
  • Red Hook retail, arts, non-profits, schools, recreation
  • resiliency and flood prep info

It’s a resource for locals, tourists, history buffs, urban-planners, educators, investors, flaneurs. Explore via menus, the search window or the interactive map. On the map, click the colored, numbered dots to zoom in to multiple items in that location. Then click on a pin to explore that item. Anchor icons mean sites of major importance. 

Click map to activate it

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PortSide NewYork created this Red Hook WaterStories product. PortSide is a maritime non-profit founded in Red Hook in 2005. Our goal is to create a waterfront center with a landing for boats, a home…