Brooklyn Community Aims To Steer Gowanus Canal Project

Law360, New York (December 10, 2013, 5:49 PM EST) -- Residents of the Gowanus, Carroll Gardens and Park Slope neighborhoods of Brooklyn packed a school gymnasium Monday night to begin setting forth a development plan for the Gowanus Canal that includes mixed uses, maintains the neighborhood's diversity and protects its fragile stormwater system.

It was the first of three public meetings aimed at giving the community a chance to lay out a plan for the land around the Gowanus in hopes of staving off a flurry of spot rezonings and individual developments as has been seen...
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