The nuclear history of New York has left traces of its legacy in the City, from warehouses used to store uranium during the Manhattan Project to former missile sites that are now public parks.
To learn more, read the following pages in this section:
You may also be interested in the pages on:
- Key Manhattan Project sites in the City
- Columbia University’s role in the Manhattan Project
- The long struggle to close the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant
- The successful fight to prevent a nuclear weapons base in Staten Island
By Matthew Bolton, 2019. Adapted from Nuclear New York archive with permission.