Rendering Of Lightstone Group's 700-unit development at 363-365 Bond Street in Gowanus
Below, photos of this afternoon's flooding at 363-365 Bond Street
The building under construction in the photos is 363-365 Bond Street, where Lightstone Group is currently building a 700-unit rental building.
No one in Gowanus will be surprised by the pooling water. After all, the site sits right in a flood zone.
During Hurricane Sandy, it was mostly under water.
Though Lightstone will raise its apartment complex ten feet above the flood level, the photos clearly indicate that heavy rainfall will still cause serious problems.
Local residents have begged local politicians for a hydrological study of the area to understand how new construction will affect older residences near the Lightstone building.
Just a reminder, Lightstone is meeting with the community tomorrow. I urge everyone to attend.
Here is the meeting information:
Community Meeting Reminder: Lightstone Group To Provide Information On Construction Activity For Mega Gowanus Project
New FEMA Advisory Base Flood Elevations for Gowanus