Gowanus Canal: Brooklyn's Superfund Site - South Brooklyn Internet Inc.

The old addage that snow can make anything look beautiful even works for the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, NY. A pylon covered in snow stands out against the black water. The large brick building across the canal is the former Brooklyn Rapid Transit Power Station, now a brownfield site with residential redevelopment potential. Coal was delivered via the now filled-in First Street Basin directly across from First Street, one of several former canal basins. A graveyard from the Battle of Brooklyn and mill are believed to be located beneath here.

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