Shu Fan Haung, 82, died from her injuries after she was hit while crossing South Street last week.
The school agreed to several community benefits, including an $8 million investment in the esplanade.
The Friends of the East River Esplanade want to create a public art installation in the space.
Local politicians are spearheading an effort to improve six sites between 60th and 117th streets.
Funding has been secured to bring sand and surf to Lower Manhattan.
Food trucks, DJs and fun on the waterfront will make it feel like summer Downtown starting this weekend.
The 2-mile East River Waterfront Esplanade will be complete by 2014, officials said.
Wind damage to the London Plane tree required it to be cut down, officials said.
New York City's best options for rowing and canoeing for all levels of experience.
Andrew H. Green Park's pilings have been eaten away by water organisms.
Upper East Side residents are planning a forum on open space for next spring.
Judges of an East River esplanade ideas competition muse on the future of canals in New York.
The winning design of an ideas contest for the East River Esplanade would bring the water into the grid.
The city is planning to replace the pedestrian bridge spanning the FDR to the East River at 81st Street.
The East 78th Street pedestrian bridge is back and so is a chunk of the East River esplanade.
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