900 Washington Ave.
Crown Heights, NY 11225
Description: Tree house architect Roderick Romero has created a whimsical, inhabitable sculpture using wood from trees felled by Hurricane Sandy. This "tree house" will be part open-air classroom, part viewing point, and part artwork. Created specifically for BBG, it will invite visitors of all ages to experience the Garden in a new way.
Venue Description: Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a 52-acre living museum where beauty and fun blossom in a verdant philosophy of a better life through horticulture. The world-renowned botanic garden includes a number of specialty gardens, world-class plant collections, and the Steinhardt Conservatory, which houses the C.V. Starr Bonsai Museum, three climate-themed plant pavilions, a white cast-iron and glass aquatic house, and an art gallery. Founded in 1910, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) holds more than 10,000 species of plants and each year welcomes more than 700,000 visitors from around the world.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG), is located at 1000 Washington Ave. in Prospect Heights, about 25 minutes from midtown Manhattan by subway.
Accessibility: All of The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is wheelchair accessible and BBG provides wheelchairs on a first-come, first-served basis to guests with valid photo I.D.
Extras: Visitors may enhance their day in Brooklyn by also visiting the Brooklyn Museum, simply by buying an "Art & Garden" ticket at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and presenting the receipt for same-day admission to the Brooklyn Museum.
Upcoming Events at Brooklyn Botanic Garden: