One of the most important aspects of planning for the Gowanus is understanding details about the area. To aid potential planners, private developers and schools of architecture, GbD offers the following maps and mapping resources.
(GbD does not warranty the accuracy of the information contained within the maps and recommends users  independently verify data contained in these maps.)

Click on any of the images below to download a larger pdf version of the map.
A map of topics discussed at the October 27, 2010 EPA Gowanus Community Advisory Group meeting:

The Gowanus Canal sits within a 178 acre estuary.
The  map below summarizes the extent of the underground watershed: