On Saturday we led a streetart bike tour through the streets of Brooklyn with Mike and Will. At the far end of the tour, we stopped at an abandoned shipyard at the corner of Halleck and Columbia Street. It's filled with amazing graffiti, including this Gable piece-- but that's not the point of this story. Mike pointed out that if you look through the back fence of the shipyard, you can get a clear view into the giant lot where they are building the new Red Hook Ikea store. It's not much to look at now-- but some day soon, you'll be buying all your affordable Swedish furniture on this very spot. Weird!
Related: we've gone panorama crazy today-- check out this huge one we stiched together of the Ikea site.