Bushwick Inlet Park Advocates Chant Wheres Our Park
March 13, 2015
An overflow crowd of over 300 people of all ages descended on the plaza in front of City Hall on Thursday, calling for the city to purchase the land occupied by the recently burned down CitiStorage warehouse in Williamsburg and turn it into an expanded Bushwick Inlet Park that would stretch over the border into Greenpoint. Advocates have been calling for this for about a decade, ever since the lot was designated as parkland during a 2005 rezoning, but the fire has created new urgency as developers are now circling like vultures.
The chants included “Where’s our park?” “A promise was made…