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Waterfall Watch: Weird Tower Rises Beneath Brooklyn Heights

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This is the steel framework for one of Olafur Eliasson's waterfalls, which is now up on the Brooklyn Heights waterfront. It's north of the former location of the Floating Pool and One Brooklyn Bridge Park, next to a subway ventilation shaft. It is huge (120 feet tall) and also strange looking, although it will presumably look at lot better once the water is turned on from 7AM-10PM, seven days a week, with nighttime lighting. Alas, the view from Brooklyn itself will always be of the tower's backside, no matter how glorious the vista from the Circle Line tour boat.
· East River Waterfalls in Glorious Two-Dimensional Detail [Curbed]
· The New York City Waterfalls [nycwaterfalls.org]