Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Gowanus: Brooklyn's Dark HorseStudded with several canals (the most famous being the eponymous canal), Gowanus is a neighborhood in Brooklyn that is one to watch. Although hurricane Sandy caused the waters of the canal to rise to alarming levels, there are several residential buildings planned for the area in the nearby future. It is home to several independent artisans and craftsmen who are proud to create local goods. Expect this area to transform into a Dumbo or Williamsburg in the near future!