Private institutions like the hospital and Rockefeller University will help improve the waterfront.
The East River waterfront and the Roosevelt Island Public Library will receive funding.
One of the projects is to reconstruct Pier 107 near the East River and 107th Street.
Skateboarders and BMX bikers have taken over Pier 35 and driven out residents, locals say.
A nonprofit worked with architects and community members to study ways of improving the esplanade.
A new report outlines long-term and short-term improvements for the waterfront park.
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.
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