Lagged behind the great development of Hudson River Park, the East River waterfront is a patchwork of varying widths and quality. Fortunately, its glaring mile-long gap in Midtown will start to be filled in 2019, as mayor De Blasio just approved the budget.
Manhattan’s East Side waterfront is the result of real estate deals, park restorations, reclaimed piers and construction of new esplanades.
Strategies and tactics
Reclaiming space – Infrastructuring – Scaling