Gallery: Gigantic Coal Gasometers Transformed into Thriving Communities...

 
Once used for the storage of coal gas, the gasometers were retired in 1984 as the city shifted over to natural gas. By 1981 these structure were classified as heritage buildings due to their unique architecture, and thus escaped demolition.

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  1. Cliff Champion July 18, 2011 at 5:03 pm

    amazing! i wonder what the interior of the apartments look like. its must be such a cozy place in the winter.

  2. dave davis October 16, 2009 at 6:58 pm

    I’m with you, Brie — At 80 years old really am excited about this place. unfortuntaely I’m headed for a retirement community – albeit one with life care. Have fun!

  3. brie987 October 14, 2009 at 2:25 am

    I want to live there, nyc sucks :(

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