The famous New York shipyard built and repaired some of the world's most renowned military vessels. Here, the USS Brooklyn is constructed the yard in 1936.
The USS Leyte passes up the East River en route to the Brooklyn Navy Yard in 1948.
Workers at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in 1936. At its peak during World War II, the site employed some 70,000 people.
The USS Independence, a member of the Forrestal class, heads up the East River towards the yard in 1959. As well as huge ship-building facilities, the site also contained barracks for marines, a power plant, a large radio station, and several machine shops and warehouses.
The exterior of a former hospital on the site of the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
The Navy Yard is a very different place today. The military moved out in the 1960s and the 1.2 square kilometer site has been transformed into a multi-purpose industrial park.
Among current residents is Steiner Studios (pictured), which plays host to one of the largest films sets out side of Hollywood.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (C) speaks about job creation and the economy to business leaders at Steiner Studios in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, December 2010.
Among the films to be shot at Steiner Studios in recent years is Martin Scorcese's 2014 blockbuster, "The Wolf of Wall Street" starring Leonardo DiCaprio.