The iconic sign's "K" and "E" were taken down Thursday evening.
The iconic Gowanus sign's letters will be reinstalled in a new location after removal, officials said.
The MTA is expected to restore the Third Avenue line, which was cut in 2010.
Several new restaurants are beefing up the neighborhood's once limited eating options.
Gowanus residents and merchants were shocked by the Thanksgiving gunpoint robbery of a shop owner.
Brooklyn's first Whole Foods is expected to open in the summer of 2013.
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