Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Williamsburg Gets Banged: Big Pile Driver Pounds Union Avenue

Union and Ainslie

We came across our favorite North Brooklyn pile driver again. Now, the Empire Pile Driver--Brooklyn's best bang--has resurfaced at Union Avenue and Ainslie Street, which the epicenter of much Williamsburg construction east of the BQE. Those who've heard this baby banging away say that it's got both size and staying power. That sweet sound of TSSSSSSSS-KER-CHUNK-KER-CHUNK-TSSSSSSSS-KER-CHUNK, etc. should be hanging around the nabe for a while. Excellent!

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh yeah....they can drill down into th ground on the site and stike oil!! then they can disturb the pool of underground oil and distribute it via underground streams into neighboring property that until now was free of oil...

10:35 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

has anyone seen any renderings of this building and the two (three?) others on this stretch of a couple blocks on union ave? i'm scared to see what this street is going to be in the near future. please share!

2:02 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I live at 372 Union and love that power driver! If I did not have a day job I may ask if I could run that bitch!

2:32 PM  

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