Channel 13 has a new episode of The City Concealed online, this one taking viewers to Staten Island’s Fresh Kills. Once the world’s largest landfill, it’s on its way to becoming NYC’s second largest public park (after Pelham) and three times the size of Central Park. Take a look:

The City Concealed: Freshkills Park Project from on Vimeo.

The tourguide for the episode, Freshkills Park Administrator Eloise Hirsh, recently spoke to the Municipal Art Society about that organization’s role in sponsoring the design competition for the site, which is now being put into effect. What’s going on out there, part of a 30-year redevelopment plan, looks pretty magnificent. MAS produced a brief video of Hirsh’s presentation, also worth watching:

I’ve been sitting here for 15 minutes trying to figure out whether it’s Fresh Kills (two words) or Freshkills (one). It looks to me like the landfill used the two-word name, but the park will use the single-word form. If someone knows for certain, enlighten us!

For tours of the new Freshkills Park, visit the city’s Parks and Recreation website, according to which there’s an upcoming Staten Island Community Awareness Day on June 7.