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Brooklyn’s new Domino Park features relics from the old sugar factory | Inhabitat 

Domino Park – Designed by James Corner Field Operations, Domino Park will open June 10.

Set to open to the public on June 10, the park — which was installed with reclaimed relics from the former Domino Sugar Refinery — has been converted into a quarter-mile long stretch of open green space running along the Williamsburg waterfront.

Source: Brooklyn’s new Domino Park features relics from the old sugar factory | Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Salvage operation at Domino Sugar factory tops $10M as developers look to rescue industrial artifacts – NY Daily News

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“The demolition contractors wanted to kill me because I kept finding things I wanted to keep,” said Lisa Switkin, a landscape architect with James Corner Field Operations. The firm has been tapped by developer Two Trees Management Company to design the park.

The salvage operation is now more important than ever, as Two Trees prepares to raze the majority of the factory buildings. And the salvation efforts may help assuage the anger of some neighborhood residents, who have long opposed the redevelopment of the site on the grounds of historical significance.

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The Candyland Trespass Safari, An Unauthorized Exploration of the Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn

Candyland Trespass Safari

The Candyland Trespass Safari was a recent unauthorized exploration of the abandoned Domino Sugar factory in Brooklyn. Fifty participants were secretly deposited into the complex and then unleashed on a four hour photo scavenger hunt. The event was organized by N.D. Austin and Ida Benedetto of Wanderlust Projects.

Candyland Trespass Safari

via The Candyland Trespass Safari, An Unauthorized Exploration of the Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn.