East River esplanade

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Lower East Side »

City Launches Search for Manager to Oversee East River Esplanade Work

The city released an RFP for a construction manager earlier this month.

Upper East Side »

Hospital for Special Surgery Pitches In to Build East River Esplanade

Private institutions like the hospital and Rockefeller University will help improve the waterfront.

Upper East Side »

Millions Earmarked for East River Esplanade and Roosevelt Island Library

The East River waterfront and the Roosevelt Island Public Library will receive funding.

East Harlem »

Mark-Viverito's District Could Get Waterfront Makeover

One of the projects is to reconstruct Pier 107 near the East River and 107th Street.

Lower East Side »

'Menacing' Skaters Destroy and Hog New Waterfront Space, Locals Say

Skateboarders and BMX bikers have taken over Pier 35 and driven out residents, locals say.

East Harlem »

Beaches Coming to the East River Under Harlem Nonprofit's Redesign

A nonprofit worked with architects and community members to study ways of improving the esplanade.

East Harlem »

Lawmaker Eyes Massive East River Esplanade Expansion

A new report outlines long-term and short-term improvements for the waterfront park.

Lower East Side »

Elderly Woman Dies After Being Hit by Car on South Street, Police Say

Shu Fan Haung, 82, died from her injuries after she was hit while crossing South Street last week.

Upper East Side »

Rockefeller University Plan to Build Lab Over FDR Approved by City Council

The school agreed to several community benefits, including an $8 million investment in the esplanade.

Upper East Side »

Light Show Planned to 'Transform' Ailing East River Esplanade

The Friends of the East River Esplanade want to create a public art installation in the space.

Upper East Side »

Pols Looking to Businesses to Redevelop Ailing East River Esplanade

Local politicians are spearheading an effort to improve six sites between 60th and 117th streets.

South Street Seaport »

Brooklyn Bridge Beach Moves Forward with $7M in Funding

Funding has been secured to bring sand and surf to Lower Manhattan.

South Street Seaport »

Summer Fun Kicks Off Downtown This Memorial Day Weekend

Food trucks, DJs and fun on the waterfront will make it feel like summer Downtown starting this weekend.

Financial District »

New Waterfront Cafes and East River Esplanade Slated to Open by Summer

The 2-mile East River Waterfront Esplanade will be complete by 2014, officials said.

Upper East Side »

UES Locals Lament Loss of East River Tree Destroyed by Sandy

Wind damage to the London Plane tree required it to be cut down, officials said.