Going Coastal

Posts Tagged ‘Harbor School’

Urban Assembly New York Harbor School's new campus on Governors Island brings kids right to water

In Go Coastal, Manhattan, Maritime on December 1, 2009 at 10:19 pm

They’re ready to dive in. Read the rest of this entry »

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New York's lost island

In Go Coastal, Manhattan, Maritime on October 13, 2009 at 3:31 pm

Governor’s Island rises from a history of secrecy and war Read the rest of this entry »

NYC school makes harbor its classroom

In Dive In, Manhattan, Maritime, Natural Waterfront, Public Waterfront on August 19, 2009 at 4:49 pm

 It was an optimistic gesture by a leading state in the fledgling country. In 1790, Governors Island, a half-mile off the tip of Manhattan, was set aside for the benefit of education. Read the rest of this entry »

Taking Lessons, and Confidence, From the Water

In Get Wet, Maritime on June 26, 2008 at 1:49 am

She had rowed a boat, in the East River. She had learned to swim. She had eaten an oyster; Read the rest of this entry »