RESOURCES

WATERFRONT STUDIES/PUBLICATIONS



Vision 2010: NYC Comprehensive Waterfront Plan
http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcp/html/cwp/cwp_2.shtml

Bridge the Gap: Connecting Manhattan and Randall’s Island – an engineering study prepared by RBA and co-sponsored by Manhattan Borough President’s Office, CIVITAS, and the Department of State Division of Coastal Resources.
http://civitasnyc.org/live/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Final-Report.pdf

East 96th Street: A Planning Study by CIVITAS and Buckhurst Fish Hutton Katz
http://civitasnyc.org/live/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/East-96th-Street-FULLstudy.pdf

Queensboro Bridge Area 197-a Plan – Manhattan Community Board 8′s 197-a plan to enhance public access to the waterfront around the Queensboro Bridge was adopted in 2006. Click here to download design drawings.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcp/html/pub/197queensboro.shtml

Rising Currents: Projects for New York’s Waterfront  – a spring 2010 MoMA exhibition
http://moma.org/explore/inside_out/category/rising-currents#description

Close the Gap Competition
http://www.d3space.org/closethegap/

One Prize:  Water as the Sixth Borough Competition
http://www.oneprize.org/index.html

Design the Edge Project
http://www.waterfrontalliance.org/projects/designtheedge

The New York Waterfront: Evolution and Building Culture of Port and Harbor
By Kevin Bone, Mary Beth Betts, Stanley Greenberg

Waterfront: A Journey Around Manhattan
By Phillip Lopate

The Art of Landscape Architecture
Edited by Alex Sanchez Vidiella

MAPS
(More maps available on the GRAPHIC MATERIALS page)

• NYC Department of City Planning Waterfront Map
http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcp/html/cwp/mn.shtml

• NYCityMap GIS
http://gis.nyc.gov/doitt/nycitymap/

• NYC OASIS Map
http://www.oasisnyc.net/map.aspx

• NYC Department of Parks & Recreation Interactive Map
http://www.nycgovparks.org/maps

NEIGHBORHOOD ORGANIZATIONS / RESOURCES
• Asphalt Green
www.asphaltgreen.org

• Carl Schurz Park Conservancy
www.carlschurzparknyc.org

• East Side Open Space
http://www.eastsideopenspace.com/

• East River C.R.E.W.
http://www.eastrivercrew.org/

• Harlem River Park
http://www.harlemriverpark.com

• Stanley Isaacs Center
http://www.isaacscenter.org/home.htm