The Gowanus Canal is enough of a wasteland that there are whole competitions devoted to its restoration. Still, there's a kind of beauty in the canal as it is, and photographer Nathan Kensinger went looking for it. Above, a few of his photos from the canal; click through for more and larger images. Superfun!
· Gowanus Canal: Toxic Playground [Nathan Kensinger]
· Gowanus Canal coverage [Curbed]