Once the longest suspension bridge on earth, the Williamsburg Bridge is the perfect way to access Grand St from the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Visitors can bike, walk or drive to Grand Street via a National Historic Landmark, the Williamsburg Bridge.
After being closed for 29 years, McCarren Pool Park has returned to its former glory. The newly renovated park facilities include a community center, fitness room, computer laboratory, basketball and volleyball courts, dance studio and of course the main attraction, a brand new pool.
The Williamsburgh Savings Bank, one of the area’s most notable historic landmarks, is a must see. If you are in the area stop by this magnificent domed building located at 175 Broadway.
Bushwick Park is a beautiful park with many amenities. The free public pool in Bushwick Park is a great way to stay cool during the hot summer days. In addition to the pool there are basketball and handball courts as well as a children’s play ground. Bushwick Park is located on Flushing Avenue between Beaver and Garden St.
The Bushwick Savings Bank Building at 726 Grand Street is a historic landmark situated at the bustling corner of Grand St and Graham Ave. The building was built in the early 1900’s and was formerly occupied by Bushwick Savings Bank (founded in 1868) who later merged with Anchor Savings bank in 1969. The building is currently a J.P. Morgan Chase Bank.