Freshkills Landfill which gave Staten Island an unfortunate identity for over half a century, is now on its way to becoming the largest park developed in NYC
Compared to last year's Sneak Peak, held by the FreshKills Park Alliance once a year, we can see slow but steady progress on the Staten Island park
It's easy to think that the place you've lived in has always been the same but here are eight spots in NYC that were created out of excavations elsewhere.
James Corner, landscape architect of the High Line compares the famous park and Freshkills, a park atop 150 million pounds of waste on Staten Island
Untapped New York took the Freskills Tour run by the New York City Dept of Parks and Recreation. Construction has only recently begun but we got a glimpse of the site’s potential by traversing the topography below expansive skies.
Freshkills Landfill in Staten Island was established in 1948 on land that was originally tidal creeks and coastal marsh. It was the largest landfill in the world.