Presentation: A Vision for the Midtown East Waterfront

Following on last Wednesday’s charrette, a presentation on ways to open up access to the East River waterfront from 34th to 63rd Streets including a proposal for a possible greenway.


East River Day Waterfront Tours

New York’s waterfront is being transformed. From Brooklyn Bridge Park to Throg’s Neck on the East River alone, over 1000 acres of redevelopment is slated to occur over the upcoming years. This scale of development is an enormous opportunity – and a risk. Too much waterfront development in recent years has created sterile, privatized places […]

This Week: How Can You Bring a Plaza to Your Neighborhood?

Been wondering what’s next for NYCDOT’s plaza program? With applications now being accepted for the third round of this public space initiative, DOT is putting on information sessions in three boroughs this week, with more to come. We’ve got a full schedule of DOT presentations, with public meetings about street safety improvements in Upper Manhattan […]

This Sunday: Help Close the East River Greenway’s Midtown Gap

If you want to close the Midtown greenway gap, make your voice heard this Sunday. For 33 blocks in Midtown, Manhattan’s East River Greenway disappears, forcing cyclists to detour onto some of the most traffic-choked and dangerous streets in the city. That’s a major deterrent to cycling on the East Side. While bike lanes planned […]

On the Changing Waterfront

Sunday, August 27, 8:30 a.m. FREEON THE CHANGING WATERFRONTMeet outside Carmine’s Restaurant at the corner of Front and Beekman streets (one block north of Fulton St. and one block west of South St.) From Battery Park City to the South Street Seaport, the waterfront of Lower Manhattan is beginning to realize its potential as new […]