DSNY Central Repair Shop
10:00 am
1:00 pm
Unkown, 1964

The Central Repair Shop for New York's Department of Sanitation is the largest municipal repair facility in the nation. This tour highlights the million-square-foot space with a visit to the machine shop, engine room, rebuilding center, and truck repair and fabricating departments. It also offers a close-up look at the Class 8 Vehicle Lab, a state-of-the-art innovation center and one of only three in the country.

Saturday Tour Info: 10am, 1pm (2 hrs)

Access Notes: Hard-soled shoes required. Late-comers cannot be accommodated, so please arrive on time. Some busses pass directly in front of CRS, but the nearest subway stop is about a mile away; please plan your travel accordingly.


Reservations for this tour are now sold out. Interested in exploring the city's waste management infrastructure? You may also enjoy the Sims Sunset Park Material Recovery Facility, which requires no reservations! Click on the site’s name to check out its Open Access listing.


Image Credit: Ted Alcorn