1. Collect, research, synthesize, and visualize the changing conditions in and around the Gowanus.
2. Provide the community new resources so future decisions on growth and development may be fully evaluated.
3. Support the voices of various community groups in the Gowanus area.
4. Help physically define the Gowanus neighborhood.
5. Encourage performance-based planning strategies.
6. Speculate on the impact of changing conditions over the next 10, 20, 50, 100, and 500 years.