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Reimagining the Waterfront: The East River Blueway Plan
February 13, 2013
Having a beach on the East River waterfront may seem like a big stretch of the imagination right about now, but if the East River Blueway project goes according to plan, then New Yorkers will soon be seeing a new public beach come up directly beneath the Brooklyn Bridge. In fact, they will be seeing a lot more than a beach on the waterfront—the entire shoreline is being revamped under the East River Blueway Plan.Read More
The Best Neighborhoods for Retirees in Manhattan
May 29, 2012
Accustomed to the fast paced energy that consumes all aspects of Manhattan living, it’s always difficult to remember to slow down and take everything in. Businessmen hurry to work in their pressed suits, while children maneuver the streets like professionals to get to school on time, all the while overlooking the cultural gems that brought them to Manhattan in the first place. No one simply has time to allow the city to envelope them anymore in a way that would allow them to sit back and admire. However, look underneath the zipping energy, and you’d find New York retirees who have earned their rest, who have earned the right to walk briskly down the streets without concerns, and who have settled in the neighborhoods that will give them the accessibility to explore. So while it is no secret that Manhattan offers young apartment residents immediate action, more and more retirees are looking for a place to hang their hats for the golden years with amenities that will include hospitals, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and music.Read More
Design Firm Chosen for Upcoming East River Blueway
March 22, 2012
Mayor Bloomberg has made the revitalization of the East River, one of Manhattan’s most underutilized areas, into a very high priority. While plans for the East River Greenway have generated much attention, there is also a lesser known plan that complements the new public park, one which emphasizes accessibility as a way to change the character of the East River and hence the East Side of Manhattan, especially in regards to increasing the value of luxury apartments near the park. The East River Blueway, a plan to create numerous points of direct water access between the Brooklyn Bridge and East 38th Street, is now in full swing: city officials have chosen WXY Architecture + Urban Design as the lead designers for the project.Read More