Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal, labeled “one of the most contaminated bodies of water in the nation,” isn’t just a filthy Superfund site. To urbanites, it’s a little piece of the outdoors.
Photo: Summer camp students from Battery Park City in Manhattan. The Gowanus Canal was designated a Superfund site in March 2010 and will take years to clean. View more photos on Framework. Credit: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal, labeled “one of the most contaminated bodies of water in the nation,” isn’t just a filthy Superfund site. To urbanites, it’s a little piece of the outdoors.

Photo: Summer camp students from Battery Park City in Manhattan. The Gowanus Canal was designated a Superfund site in March 2010 and will take years to clean. View more photos on Framework. Credit: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

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  3. mothpot reblogged this from latimes and added:
    Yeah, I’m not sure I’d go for a canoe ride here.
  4. earlyeyeandear reblogged this from latimes and added:
    Kayaking on the Gowanus! Yes!
  5. climateadaptation said: i love the latimes covering bklyn. more please!
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