Every natural disaster has an “aftershock” in which we realize the fragility of our planet and the vulnerability of w. What used to be a land fill has morphed into a huge Park serving NYC. The Freshkills Park has a great deal to offer and will be larger than Central Park when it. Freshkills Park, Staten Island. K likes. New York City’s acre landfill-to park-project. Open on select days for tours and events.

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Retrieved December 21, Protected areas of New York City. The New York State Museum.

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art. There are several systems in place to manage the landfill gas and leachate byproducts — some are visible, such as the white stacks of the Flare Stations, but most are invisible, such as the extensive network of piping and drainage channels. The document evaluates the entirety of the proposed project and its likely effects on the neighboring community.

Capitalism thrives on unsustainable fredhkills and expansion while freshkillz by-products — its waste — also grow and expand exponentially. These included red-winged blackbirdsAmerican goldfinchesred-tailed hawksAmerican kestrelsfreeshkillsring-necked pheasantstree swallowsturkey vulturesand northern snapping turtles. All of your saved places can be found here in My Trips.


I rode my freshkils, making the dusty trails a little more fun. A Park House will be added as part of an ongoing construction project.

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Reviewed January 17, via mobile Please Never go near here! Streams, hills, greenery, birds, ‘country roads”, freshkjlls a knowledge docent make this a excitingworthwhile experience. From dump to diva, the Freshkills Park will be the largest park developed in New York City in over years. Loading comments… Trouble loading? Reviewed August 22, old garbage dump. Follow Guardian Cities on Twitter and Facebook and join the discussion.

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Order by newest oldest recommendations. Areas of the park will boast networks of paths and waterways accessible by canoe, kayak, foot, horseback, bike or car, along with diverse wildlife habitats and research and educational facilities. What used to be a land fill has morphed into a huge Park serving NYC.

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TripAdvisor LLC is not responsible for content on external web sites. Two of the fields are lit at nights for extended use.

Here an extensive network of piping and drainage channels works away unseen, emerging in the white stacks of the flare stations, bringing news from the underworld. Although the park is not scheduled for completion untilthe Parks Department reported that in two hundred different species of wildlife had been seen in the former landfill.


The New York sanitation and parks and recreation departments will be collaborating on its development for decades. Retrieved from ” https: As a more or less communal production of social space, we can all take credit for it.

The competition’s first round was open to all participants, and frreshkills Augustsix landscape architecture proposals were chosen as finalists.

But expediency won out, and the site now known as West Mound holds the remains, human and architectural — freshjills a million and a quarter tons of them. As an ageing writer and hard-copy freak living virtuously off the grid on solar power, and owner of far too many books — which may, in this electronic age, end up in landfills — I represent a sizeable percentage of the garbage-producing demographic.

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