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New Yorkers step back in time for Jazz Age Lawn Party

A 24-Hour Stay on the Rapidly Changing Governors Island

<i>Welcome back to Camera Obscura, Curbed's series of photo essays by Nathan Kensinger. This week—happy Outdoors Week—Kensinger spends a night on Governors Island.</i><p>[The historic structures and new parks on Governors Island see a stream of visitors over the course of 24 hours. All photos by Nathan …

Chief Engineer for Governors Island Ferry Commutes From Detroit Area

Jay Downen Has Spent More Than Three Decades Working on the Water<p>The photos on Jay Downen’s cellphone have an unusual commonality: The subjects are all shot from the perspective of a boat.<p>It is a fitting distinction for someone who has spent more than three decades working on the water—and who …


Our view of lower Manhattan from the Island! regram: @travelandleisure


Governors Island

Governors Island Waterfall

Head in the Clouds - Governors Island

Experience #AndreaSundt's wondrous sculptural installations weekends in September starting 9/6 @govislandart

Enjoy late summer weather w/ outdoor installations like this one by #AnthonyHeinzMay @govislandart. #lastdaysofsummer

#ThrowbackThursday to 1909—soldiers pose in full dress on the Fort Jay drawbridge #governorsisland #fortjay #history #tbt

1890s velocipede ride by the Frogs #feteparadiso #governorsisland

Figment exhibition

We love this view from the Governors Island ferry

Snow Star at the South Battery. #markhandforth #snowyparks

Learning about oysters @nyharborschool. So cool!

#tbt to #figmentnyc weekend. This mini parade may be gone, but the treehouse, minigolf, and sculptures are here all summer on the parade ground!

The bend less traveled by and that has made all the difference. @governorsisland.

The installation "Framing New York" by D. Chase Angier gives visitors to Governors Island a moment to contemplate the changing city across the Harbor. Seeing New York through a frame on an Island removes you twice over from the busy metropolis.

Our second July #hammockselfiegi winner is @saraclarken with her photo of these creative hammock-hangers!

Thank you to @amazing1983 for capturing how beautiful Governors Island looks today! If you can't make it to the Island today take a look at to see more great photos taken by visitors. #yourgovisland

See? We aren't lying! #governorsisland #vwtrafficjam