May 3, 2006

The Greenpoint Terminal Market Fire

POST #    2117

Yesterday the biggest fire in recent New York City history (not counting 9/11) hit the Greenpoint Terminal Market/Warehouse, which I've previously said is what I love most about Greenpoint. It's sad to see it go, especially in such a dramatic fashion. Before heading to work, I biked over to the site, getting as close as about two blocks from the fire. It was easily the largest fire I've ever seen and it eventually grew to a 10 alarm fire with 400+ firefighters. After work, I went down to the site again, but it was essentially blocked off and I couldn't get nearly as close as I was in the morning. I'm very sad to see the building go. Next up for the site - really nice condos.

- A lot more photos in my Flickr set

Posted by tien mao in NYC, Photos at 7:47 AM

 

 

Next up for the site - really nice condos.

how convenient! maybe you should launch an investigation into the cause of the fire.

Posted by: rachelle bowden [TypeKey Profile Page] at May 3, 2006 10:06 AM

i think you might have forgot some extra text...jokin'

next up for the site - "ridiculous rent" condos for the ultra wealthy

Posted by: zincink at May 6, 2006 11:58 AM

What used to go on at the Greenpoint Terminal Market/Warehouse?

Posted by: mike wu at May 8, 2006 5:07 PM

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