Photos of Gowanus

The building at 543 Union Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn, Monday, May 5, 2014. Gowanus is a a neighborhood in transition. Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

Surrounded by Carroll Gardens, Park Slope, Red Hook and Boerum Hill, Gowanus is enjoying a new and mostly welcome popularity. The much-maligned canal the neighborhood is named after is starting to improve.