Rebuild the Brooklyn War Memorial

$7,951 of $1.5M goal

Raised by 94 people in 23 months
Cadman Park Conservancy
for Cadman Park Conservancy
 BROOKLYN, NY

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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23 months ago
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24 May 2015 / News Coverage
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Al Naclerio
23 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
9 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
9 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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$7,951 of $1.5M goal

Raised by 94 people in 23 months
Created May 12, 2015
Cadman Park Conservancy  
Funds raised will benefit:
Cadman Park Conservancy
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CW
$75
Clark and Dianne Whelton
4 months ago
RD
$36
R. Dickstein
5 months ago
DW
$200
Douglas & Tina Wexler
5 months ago
SG
$25
Susan Ginzburg
5 months ago
CM
$100
Charles McFaul
5 months ago

In memory of my father who served in the Navy CBs during WWII. Thank you for the initiative to restore the WWII Memorial.

BT
$25
Barbara Trees
5 months ago
GL
$100
Gerald LeRoy
5 months ago

A worthy cause that is long overdue.

$10
Anonymous
7 months ago (Monthly Donation)
$10
Anonymous
8 months ago (Monthly Donation)
$10
Anonymous
10 months ago (Monthly Donation)
Al Naclerio
23 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
9 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
9 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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