Waterfront Redevelopment

March 15, 2011, 1pm PDT
Mayor Bloomberg has revealed plans to transform New York City's waterfront, calling it a sixth borough. The city envisions new parks, piers, and promenades across the entire city's waterfront.
March 11, 2011, 12pm PST
In 2013, San Francisco will host America's Cup; many hope this will expedite development along the Bay City's waterfront.
The Achitect's Newspaper
February 22, 2011, 12pm PST
The Western Australian city has an urban renewal plan by the waterfront estimated to cost $440 million AU.
February 9, 2011, 1pm PST
More details of the winning design are unveiled for the planned remodeling of the Gateway Arch Park in St. Louis, MO.
December 30, 2010, 1pm PST
Skidmore, Owings and Merrill re-designed the former U.S. Steel plant site, which will eventually house almost 50,000 people.
The New York Times
December 10, 2010, 8am PST
A new expansion to a theater in Washington D.C. is seen as the centerpiece of a massive neighborhood revitalization effort.
The Wall Street Journal
November 22, 2010, 11am PST
A group of citizens calling themselves Destination Bayfront have led the charge to turn their underused waterfront into a destination hotspot.
Project for Public Spaces blog
November 5, 2010, 9am PDT
A waterfront redevelopment project in Port Harcourt is drawing fire from human rights advocates.
The Guardian
September 14, 2010, 8am PDT
What happens when a major retailer pulls out of a waterfront redevelopment project?
Artvoice Buffalo NY
May 4, 2010, 11am PDT
<em>Toronto Star</em> architecture critic Christopher Hume writes that a recent controversy in the city over a proposed waterfront sports complex highlights why Toronto will never be a great city.
The Toronto Star
March 29, 2010, 6am PDT
The Port of San Francisco is considering plans to redevelop Port 70, one of the last working sections of the city's waterfront.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 5, 2010, 11am PST
The Portland waterfront is zoned to exclude anything but marine uses, but with a slump in the fishing industry property owners are pushing for the freedom to build for other uses along the water.
Portland Press Herald
October 9, 2009, 9am PDT
Guy Julier, designer and professor, talks about a number of design issues related to cities, including a detailed look at the pitfalls of waterfront development.
September 30, 2009, 1pm PDT
San Pedro, a port city near Los Angeles, is looking to boost its image with a 1.2 billion dollar makeover. Plans include a promenade, a cruise terminal, and a vibrant commercial district and could take up to 10 years.
Los Angeles Times
May 7, 2009, 1pm PDT
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.
Newark Star-Ledger
April 24, 2009, 11am PDT
Philadelphia's SugerHouse waterfront development could learn a thing or two from San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood, according to this piece.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
February 6, 2009, 12pm PST
An investment group that bought the Queen Mary had big plans to redevelop the parking lots and moribund area around the grand ship. The difficult economy, however, appears to be jeopardizing those plans.
California Planning & Development Report
January 16, 2009, 1pm PST
Plans to redevelop a section of the Mississippi Riverfront in New Orleans have been approved and construction could begin by the end of 2009.
New Orleans Times-Picayune
July 25, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>Miami's Coconut Grove waterfront neighborhood may receive a makeover if city commissioners approve a new master plan. However, one questions remains: who is going to fund it?</p>
The Miami Herald
June 17, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>The Mayor of London is pushing a plan to bring London's undergrounded rivers to the surface.</p>
London Times