City environmental officials are reportedly looking to delay a crucial part of the multi-million dollar cleanup of the Gowanus Canal by up to 18 months.
The city's cost-cutting plan won't go into effect after federal and state officials stepped in, our sister pub Brooklyn Paper reports.
A study claims storing the historic bricks would be too expensive, our sister pub Brooklyn Paper writes.
The Department of Environmental Protection's proposal could be cheaper, store more sewage, and also spare the historic Gowanus Station from demolition.
The proposal includes nearly 30 individual buildings, three historic districts and one scenic landmark.
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.
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.
The Gowanus Station on Butler Street, now threatened with demolition, is a unique industrial building with striking terra-cotta details.
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.