Waterfronts

Bronx borough officials have proposed a $500 million waterfront redevelopment project for a desolate strip between 138th and 149th streets in the South Bronx. The nascent proposal would transform the area while connecting South Bronx to Harlem.
Mar 11, 2014   The New York Times
Three decades after it was established, the EPA's Superfund program is taking on some of the most complex and costly projects ever attempted. With many focused underwater, some worry the stirring up of polluted sediment will exacerbate the problem.
Aug 15, 2012   The New York Times
While the rest of the city's waterfronts are to be developed as public promenades, much of Brooklyn wants to retain its previous industrial uses. Liana Grey reports.
Nov 5, 2011   Real Estate Weeky
Officials in New York are pushing a plan known as Vision 2020, which is aimed at restoring the city's waterfront areas and creating new public spaces. It also hopes to create preconditions for waterfront industries and businesses to grow again.
Jan 25, 2011   The Gotham Gazette
A new group of cities is emerging to collaboratively tackle issues related to sea level rise in delta and waterfront cities.
Oct 7, 2010   WorldChanging
The fishing industry has been in decline for years in Portland, Maine, which is hurting many of the industry-related businesses on the city's waterfront. Local business people see salvation in diversity.
Aug 19, 2010   The New York Times
The opening of the Brooklyn Bridge Park and other waterfront attractions in New York has many people rediscovering their waterfront. But as this op-ed argues, the waterfront can't be reclaimed as it was never even claimed in the first place.
Jul 7, 2010   The New York Times
Boston's Big Dig was supposed to result in a series of glorious, connected public spaces. Two years after the project's completion, the state is finally making the connections a reality.
Nov 24, 2009   The Boston Globe
Cities across the globe are rediscovering their waterfronts. As this piece from <em>Places</em> discusses, revitalization of these former industrial areas includes more than just green space.
Nov 8, 2009   Places