This piece from <em>The Globe and Mail</em> takes a look at the history of Vancouver's waterfront, and how it gradually became public land.
Jan 3, 2011 The Globe and Mail
For more than 40 years, the city of Philadelphia has had its sights set on transforming the Delaware Riverfront, but few plans have taken hold and little transformation has actually occurred. A new master plan could finally make it happen.
Oct 21, 2010 The Philadelphia Inquirer
Seattle is panning to tear down an aging viaduct that runs along its waterfront and replace it with a tunnel beneath downtown. When the viaduct falls, the city is looking to increase public space on a new waterfront.
Sep 28, 2010 The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The land underneath a Toronto highway overpass will be converted into a neighborhood park. Officials hope it will spark the revival of one of the city's underused waterfront neighborhoods.
Mar 26, 2010 Daily Commercial News and Construction Record
Plans to construct a waterfront rail line in Philadelphia are moving forward, with the recent approval of a $6.5 million contract to perform environmental reviews.
Mar 19, 2010 The Philadelphia Inquirer
Transportation has been called the glue that hold cities together. This oped argues that Philadelphia's waterfront is sorely missing that glue.
Jan 29, 2010 The Philadelphia Inquirer
Planning commissioners in Cleveland are pushing forward a plan to revitalize the city's waterfront and port.
Dec 7, 2009 The Cleveland Plain Dealer
Forgive me Olmsted, for I have sinned. I have strayed. I
have coveted. I have had doubts.
I have thought about kicking urban design to the curb like a
Sep 21, 2009 By
The Planning Board of Buffalo has urged the developers of a new hotel on the waterfront to make design changes so that it looks less "bunkerlike".
Jun 5, 2009 The Buffalo News
A park proposed for Newark's Passaic River waterfront has been an unfulfilled vision for at least a decade. But city officials say the Trust for Public Land will help radically speed up plans for a park.
May 7, 2009 Newark Star-Ledger