The Hunt - Bay Ridge

Join Urban Archive, the Historic Districts Council, and the New York City Department of Records for a scavenger hunt in Bay Ridge!

Prizes will be awarded to the winning team.

October 6, 2019, 1:00pm

Bay Ridge, Brooklyn
Roughly 2 miles of walking.

Starting/Ending Location
American Veterans Memorial Pier (right by the ferry terminal)

1-4 people per team.

What do you need?
At least 1 team member with an iPhone (iOS 10.0+)
Urban Archive App (download here)
Comfortable walking shoes

1:00pm - Check in
1:20pm - Team instructions
1:30pm - Begin scavenger hunt!
2:45pm - Meet at the final location
3:00pm - Scoring and prizes


Event map

Additional Information

Urban Archive is a location-based mobile platform that brings together the digital collections of New York City’s museums, archives, and libraries in an easy-to-use resource built for discovery, empowering New Yorkers to learn about history where it happened.

Want to see highlights from our first Hunt with the Brooklyn Historical Society? Here's a video of some of the action:

Header photograph: Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, ca. 1964, Museum of the City of New York