By: Vanessa Meer, Manager of Water, Energy and Environmental Services and David Krieger, Community Director
What is Living City Block doing in Gowanus? Where is Gowanus anyway?
The Gowanus region of Brooklyn is one of New York’s oldest settlements, originally built around the pristine Gowanus Bay and Creek watershed, and once one of New York’s great wetland oases. With the industrialization of the Brooklyn waterfront in the 1800’s the Gowanus Creek became the Read More