McBrooklyn ran across a very cool map that shows the old Gowanus Creek snaking its way up into Brooklyn from Gowanus Bay.

Check it out here.


McBrooklyn mentions the Brooklyn Historical Society on where to find other cool maps, but did you know that Proteus Gowanus has a whole treasure trove of maps and illustrations of the South Brooklyn, including the lovely Gowanus!

For instance this crazy document that takes you through the history of the area with maps and cool visual aids:

check out more of these cool documents here.