Massive Williamsburg Fire Sparks Hope for Long Promised Park
February 4, 2015
Local residents are hoping a long-promised park will rise out of the ashes of Saturday’s still-smoldering waterfront fire.
A CitiStorage building went up in flames over the weekend, with documents feeding the blaze that firefighters continued to battle on Wednesday, according to FDNY.
Aside from discussing potential health issues, residents have also been wondering what the fire means for Bushwick Inlet Park — which former Mayor Michael Bloomberg promised to expand onto the CitiStorage property in 2005.
The city has yet to purchase the land from owner Norm Brodsky, and rumors have been flying that another buyer may swoop in and build new property there…