Gowanus Bay Improvement Plan, 1892

This 1892 map by the Corps of Engineers, titled Improvement of Gowanus Bay, New York Harbor shows, in addition to the existing Atlantic and Erie Basins, a proposed basin between Hicks and Clinton streets. 





  • Improvement of Gowanus Bay, New York harbor, N.Y., in charge of Lieut. Col. G.L. Gillespie, Corps of Engineers, U.S.A.; map showing Red Hook, Gowanus Creek and Bay Ridge Channels, 1892. "to accompnay annual report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1892

    Map in collection of PortSide NewYork
    full map measures 13 1/2" by 23 1/2". This section measures 8 1/2 x 11"

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