Waterfront

City Council Passes Bill for Increased ‘Urban Renewal’ Transparency

Posted December 14, 2017 at 9:39 am

Earlier this week, City Council unanimously voted to pass legislation that would require the City to provide public access to urban renewal plans, which have been changing the real estate landscape of New York City for decades. Intro 1533-A, sponsored by Councilwoman Margaret Chin, would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to […]

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Pier 35 Gets ‘High Water Mark’ Plaque on 5th Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy

Posted October 30, 2017 at 5:08 am

On the occasion of the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, the city last Friday unveiled a “High Water Mark” sign at the foot of Pier 35. It was here – on October 29, 2012 – that the East River surged five feet onto the promenade and subsequently flooded the entire area of what was then […]

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Weekend Edition: December 4

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

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The Future of Pier 35 on the East River

Posted June 15, 2011 at 6:41 am

Last night, about two dozen residents attended the CB3 Waterfront Subcommittee meeting to learn more about the ongoing progress down at the East River.