Governors Island

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Gov·er·nors Island

An island of southeast New York in Upper New York Bay south of Manhattan. Used by the British as a residence for the colonial governor of New York in the 1600s and 1700s, it was later used as the site of a US military base.
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After canvassing, they found that the Governors Island National Monument provided the perfect vantage, sitting as it does just south of the junction of the Hudson River and East River.
An additional 22 acres of the Island has been designated as the Governors Island National Monument and is owned and operated by the National Park Service.
GIPEC and its selected consultant team will work very closely in coordination with the National park Service which, in parallel, is preparing its own plan for the future use of the 23-acre Governors Island National Monument owned and operated by NPS.