[VIDEO] See How These Abandoned Industrial Oil Tanks Will Become Part of a Brooklyn Waterfront Park

At a glance, the abandoned structures at the former Bayside Oil Depot in Williamsburg hardly look like public park material. However, a group is seeking to preserve and transform the decaying oil containers into a public works such as a theater, art galleries, climbing walls, and more. Learn more about what they want to do to make these abandoned steel buildings part of Bushwick Inlet Park in this short video from our friends at 6sqft.

With a fresh name--THE TANKS at Bushwick Inlet Park--and a community galvanized around them, Karen and Stacey recently took 6sqft on an exclusive, behind-the scenes tour of the abandoned site, giving us a glimpse into how this incredible industrial relic is poised to become NYC's next anticipated park. Get a rare, up-close look at the tanks, hear what these powerhouse women have been up to, and learn what we can expect in the near future.

via 6sqft

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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