A Brooklyn couple hired Alexandra Barker of BFDO Architects to conceive a new family weekend home.
The long-awaited Draft Planning and Land Use Framework of Gowanus has just been released by the Department of City Planning.
The proposal includes green space, walkways, sitting areas and a new building to replace the historic Gowanus Station.
At a community meeting Thursday the Department of Environmental Protection will present their proposed design for a public park and a controversial storage tank at the head of the Gowanus Canal.
Though mostly hidden from view, solar panels are gracing more and more rooftops in Brooklyn, fueled by tax incentives and new technology that makes installation easier on flat townhouse roofs.
A small crowd gathered in front of the Beaux-Arts brick industrial building on Butler Street to save the building before it is taken in eminent domain by the city.
It was known as the Storm of the Century, the Great White Hurricane, and it brought not only huge piles of snow, but also death and destruction -- and propelled the cities of the East Coast into the modern age.
The first steps of the Gowanus cleanup have not gone according to plan.
The LPC has rejected pleas from Gowanus residents to landmark the Gowanus Station, a Beaux-Arts brick industrial building at the center of the controversy over the cleaning up and developing of Gowanus.
There are numerous mysteries about the Gowanus Canal. One is the roving dark sludge that makes it way through the oily waters.