Closed to the public for most of its history, Governors Island has undergone a major transformation since its transfer to the City. Now a lively and loved destination, Governors Island is home to a dynamic mix of arts and cultural programming, not-for-profit and educational tenants and a spectacular, award-winning park. With this summer’s opening of The Hills, the Island’s transformation continues.
As part of his 2016 State of the City address, Mayor de Blasio announced that the City would activate Governors Island into a dynamic year-round destination for all New Yorkers.
Governors Island will be a place where economic opportunity comes together with innovation, education, and creativity. The Island will celebrate its history and look to the future, with the revival of beautiful buildings in the Historic District and the dynamic development. And throughout its next phase, the Island will become more accessible for New Yorkers, both to enjoy the beautiful park that will always be at the heart of the island, and to access all of the new potential that its future holds.
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