Friday, June 10, 2016

$100,000,000 in NYC Budget to Complete Bushwick Inlet Park

Photo by Daniel Avila, courtesy of NYC Parks Dept.
 The budget agreed upon late Wednesday by Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council allocates $100,000,000 for the acquisition of the CitiStorage parcels to complete Bushwick Inlet Park on the East River, the Brooklyn Eagle reports.

The CitiStorage facility burned in a massive fire in 2015, taking Brooklyn's medical records and other paperwork down with it.

Councilmember Stephen Levin said in a release Thursday that the Williamsburg and Greenpoint communities "are beyond overjoyed." with the news.

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