Rebuild the Brooklyn War Memorial

$8,850 of $1.5M goal

Raised by 102 people in 39 months

The Brooklyn War Memorial has been closed for 25 years. Built as a tribute to the more than 300,000 Brooklynites who served in the war and especially
to the more than 11,000 who died serving overseas.

Without proper maintenance and funding, the closed memorial has fallen into disrepair. It needs new stone work, new roof, new electric, new plumbing, new glass, insulation and most important a ramp,  handicapped accessible bathrooms and an elevator.

Phase One of the restoration includes upgrading the bathrooms - making them handicapped accessible and installing an elevator. The cost of Phase One is estimated to be $1.5 million. 

The long term goal is to create a self-sustaining community center/veterans outreach and training center.

The Cadman Park Conservancy is dedicated to restoring the Brooklyn Memorial and to working with the NYC Parks to care for the surrounding grounds. 

On May 25, 2015, we held the first "Brooklyn War Memorial Honors," to commorate the 70th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War, and thank our Veterans for their Courage, Valour, and Sacrifice.


Pix11 "Push Underway to Reopen Brooklyn War Memorial"

NY Post Article about the closed Brooklyn War Memorial


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24 May 2015 / News Coverage
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Al Naclerio
39 months ago
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My father was a pow in WWII. My good friend, Col Milton Norman ,was one, as well. I had uncles that served. For them and everyone else from the so aptly named Greatest Generation, we owe it to them to support the renovation of this memorial.

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Mary Filomena
25 months ago
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This is DISGRACEFUL! Every New York politician should be ashamed of themselves, especially ERIC ADAMS and the ALL Brooklyn Borough Presidents that came before him whom did NOTHING to help. This needs to be a Federal Memorial and not have to be funded AGAIN by the community. We already donated to get this memorial built, YES COMMUNITY DONATIONS BUILT THIS MEMORIAL! My Uncle and the other Brave soldiers who gave their lives DESERVE MORE! I am embarrassed to say I am from Brooklyn if GO FUND ME is the GO TO PLACE for POLITICIANS!

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Mary Filomena
25 months ago

I left out the Cadman Park Conservancy, THEY HAVE A LOT OF NERVE, THIS MEMORIAL WAS LEFT TO YOUR CARE and you have FAILED MISERABLY. WHERE DOES THE MONEY GO IF NOT HERE FOR THE PAST 25 YEARS-YOU NEED TO DO MORE!!! This needs to be a Federal Memorial because you are part of the problem, this memorial should not have to be funded AGAIN by the community. We already donated to get this memorial built, YES COMMUNITY DONATIONS BUILT THIS MEMORIAL! My Uncle and the other Brave soldiers who gave their lives DESERVE MORE! I am embarrassed to say I am from Brooklyn if GO FUND ME is the GO TO PLACE for THE CADMAN PARK CONSERVANCY AND POLITICIANS! YOU SHOULD ALL BE ASHAMED OF YOURSELVES!!!

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$8,850 of $1.5M goal

Raised by 102 people in 39 months
Created May 12, 2015
Funds raised will benefit:
Cadman Park Conservancy
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Ira Friedman
3 months ago

I am proud to serve as an active member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. I also served as a Police Officer for the NYC Health & Hospitals Corporation Police Department. My whole working and volunteer experience has always been in either law enforcement or private security. I know what service is to help others whether it's fighting a war on a foreign soil or fighting crime to make the lives people throughout New York State safer.

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Sheila Breier
8 months ago

I am donating this in memory of my wonderful friend David Glass for the wonderful times David and his wife we had and the great work he did for the JWV Please send a notice to his family Daniel & Steven Glass at 1172 Park Avenue.Apt 15B,New York NY 10128

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This donation is in honor of David Glass for the great work he has done for the Jewish War Veterans Please send a confirmation to me Sheila Breier and to Daniel & Steven Glass at 1172 Park Avenue,Apt 15B,New York N.Y. 10128

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Anonymous
15 months ago
$149
Anonymous
15 months ago
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Al Naclerio
39 months ago
2
2

My father was a pow in WWII. My good friend, Col Milton Norman ,was one, as well. I had uncles that served. For them and everyone else from the so aptly named Greatest Generation, we owe it to them to support the renovation of this memorial.

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Mary Filomena
25 months ago
1
1

This is DISGRACEFUL! Every New York politician should be ashamed of themselves, especially ERIC ADAMS and the ALL Brooklyn Borough Presidents that came before him whom did NOTHING to help. This needs to be a Federal Memorial and not have to be funded AGAIN by the community. We already donated to get this memorial built, YES COMMUNITY DONATIONS BUILT THIS MEMORIAL! My Uncle and the other Brave soldiers who gave their lives DESERVE MORE! I am embarrassed to say I am from Brooklyn if GO FUND ME is the GO TO PLACE for POLITICIANS!

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Mary Filomena
25 months ago

I left out the Cadman Park Conservancy, THEY HAVE A LOT OF NERVE, THIS MEMORIAL WAS LEFT TO YOUR CARE and you have FAILED MISERABLY. WHERE DOES THE MONEY GO IF NOT HERE FOR THE PAST 25 YEARS-YOU NEED TO DO MORE!!! This needs to be a Federal Memorial because you are part of the problem, this memorial should not have to be funded AGAIN by the community. We already donated to get this memorial built, YES COMMUNITY DONATIONS BUILT THIS MEMORIAL! My Uncle and the other Brave soldiers who gave their lives DESERVE MORE! I am embarrassed to say I am from Brooklyn if GO FUND ME is the GO TO PLACE for THE CADMAN PARK CONSERVANCY AND POLITICIANS! YOU SHOULD ALL BE ASHAMED OF YOURSELVES!!!

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