So have I!
My husband and I were cycling around DUMBO, Brooklyn today, and so I decided to find Etsy and have a look.
Etsy is located in a relatively new-ish neighborhood in Brooklyn called DUMBO. DUMBO stands for 'Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass.' I say 'new-ish' because for years, this place was seedy, scary and pretty much abandoned. But recently it's been on the up and up, with stunning NYC waterfront views, cobblestone, old trolley tracks, and charm. It's truly emerging as part of the "Brooklyn Tech Triangle"- the 'silicone valley' and arts hub of NYC.
I looked up ETSY on my GPS, and followed the directions to 55 Washington Street.
Here is the street. You can see the Manhattan Bridge in the background.
|mom and girl with balloon|
|me on my bike|
I was going up and down the street, looking for Etsy.
55 Washington Street....
I was expecting to find an amazing old remodeled industrial building. But I found that ETSY is housed in a large glass office building. There are no logos outside at all!
I didn't go inside the building, but I did continue wandering around the streets for a while. It's such an interesting place!
|Plymouth street, around the corner from Etsy. Brooklyn Bridge in the background|
Here I am directly under the Manhattan Bridge. Someone made some fun graffitti on old (abandoned?) buildings.
Just look at this view!