The latest city to upgrade its urban waterfront into an open space amenity is Philadelphia, which will open Pier 68 to the public October 1, 2015.
Sep 30, 2015   PlanPhilly
A plan to revitalize Buffalo's Outer Harbor as an expansive, fully programmed park was sunk by a housing component. A new draft is expected soon.
Aug 26, 2015   The Buffalo News
Keystone Crossroads has produced an interactive series about Pennsylvania's urban waterfronts. A storymap and in-depth reporting provide waterfront access from afar.
Aug 12, 2015   Keystone Crossroads
Pittsburgh's Riverlife recently hired Vivien Li from the Boston Harbor Association. Li's career trajectory helpfully informs the kinds of decisions that drive good waterfront planning.
Jul 29, 2015   Pittsburg Post-Gazette
A case study in the development miscues that can move forward while plans are developed and approved.
Jul 12, 2015   PlanPhilly
Portland is picking up momentum on fitful long-term planning efforts along the east bank of the Willamette River.
Jun 25, 2015   The Oregonian
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