Residents Hope Fire Will Spur Stronger Rallying Cry for Bushwick Inlet Park
February 18, 2015
With the CitiStorage fire under control, residents are planning a massive rallying effort to renew the call on the city to honor its commitment of providing park space along the entire Williamsburg waterfront.
On Thursday, dozens of residents made their way to the Open Space Alliance’s monthly meeting, at El Puente in South Williamsburg, to learn the history of the CitiStorage property and the 2005 rezoning and to discuss available options in regards to the future of the property.
Quickly, a consensus grew that a community-wide call-to-action was needed to encourage the city to purchase the land and to go forward with the promised construction of Bushwick Inlet Park…