Gallery: Oyster-tecture: Scape Studio Plans to Build a Park Filled with...

NYC has some great oyster bars, but its most in-demand shellfish yet may soon be coming to the Gowanus Canal instead of to your favorite seafood restaurant. Scape Studio has received funding for its ambitious Oyster-tecture project – an oyster park for millions of mollusks at the mouth of Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal. Oysters have the unique ability to ‘eat’ toxins and dirt, so the new park could be just the way to clean up what is currently one of the nation’s most polluted waterways.

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  1. Andre Tardiff March 10, 2014 at 9:00 pm

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  2. EWeir September 6, 2012 at 1:22 am

    Question: What do you do with the Oysters ? The canal’s clean but the oyster bodies are now toxic.