Wed.March 4 tour – Gowanus Canal Conservancy

For those who have signed up for the tour on Wed., March 4, we will be meeting at the site (see map below).

Please see below for directions from CityTech to the site. We will meet at 11:30 and will finish at 1:00 PM. You will have plenty of time to return to campus in time for later classes.

We will meet at the Union St. bridge between Nevins and Bond St. The closest train stop is the R at Union St/4th Ave or the F/G at Carroll and Smith St, both marked on the map below.

1) Prepare a list of questions to ask to obtain more information about the site and the tour (for example; What is the history of the Gowanus Canal? How/why did it become polluted? What work is the Conservancy doing? How has the local community been impacted by the site over time? Think of questions that the tour raises for you.

2) Document your findings; take photographs; notes, etc. obtain quotes from tour leader.

3) Post photos; summary of key information on Open Lab.

Gowanus Canal Conservancy - map

Gowanus Canal Conservancy – map

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