Gallery: Staten Island’s Freshkills Park Could Be Delayed Due to Sinkin...

With newly released renderings and a new batch of scheduled tours, it seemed as though Freshkills Park was finally going to become a reality this year. But the plan to transform the massive landfill into a gorgeous green space three times the size of central park is facing a major setback: a sinking foundation. The New York Post reported that contractors believe the tons of sand laid out for the foundation have sunk by eight to twelve inches since October 2009.

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