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Posts Tagged ‘Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance’

Metro to supply biodiesel for New York's 2nd Annual "City of Water Day"

In Get Wet, Manhattan, Maritime on July 15, 2009 at 9:14 pm

For the second straight year Metro Terminals will serve as the exclusive biofuels provider and sponsor of “City of Water Day,” Read the rest of this entry »

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More Use of Waterways Urged for Fun and Travel

In Dive In, Public Waterfront on April 2, 2009 at 12:13 am

 For a long time, the waterways of Brooklyn and the city were the region’s highways for commerce, travel and recreation. Read the rest of this entry »

Clean Water for New York

In Dive In, Maritime, Public Waterfront on November 15, 2008 at 5:18 pm

A new agenda for New York’s waterfronts could to bring area ports and waterways to their full potential. Read the rest of this entry »

Answers About New York City’s Waterfront

In Dive In, Public Waterfront on July 31, 2008 at 4:13 pm

Roland Lewis, the president and chief executive of the Waterfront Alliance, will be answering City Room readers’ questions this week about land use, environmental concerns and preservation of New York and New Jersey’s waterways and harbors. Read the rest of this entry »

Huge towers to rise near UN

In Go Coastal, Manhattan on February 1, 2008 at 7:05 pm

The land due south of the United Nations building today resembles an urban checkerboard, with some squares left blank as buildings have been removed, while in adjacent spaces high rises tower above like stacked kings. Read the rest of this entry »

Ask the Waterfront Expert

In Dive In, Public Waterfront on August 2, 2007 at 9:54 pm

Carter Craft, an urban planner specializing in transportation and waterfront issues, is taking questions from City Room readers this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Municipal Art Society head stepping down

In Dive In on July 27, 2007 at 11:53 pm

The Municipal Art Society said Thursday that its long-time president, Kent Barwick, will step down in early 2008. Read the rest of this entry »

On the City’s Final Frontier—the Waterfront

In Dive In, Public Waterfront on July 15, 2007 at 3:42 pm

Roland Lewis, the new president and C.E.O. of the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance, recently biked the boroughs’ aqua edges and wants people to imagine the possibilities—ferries by MetroCard, great parks, fresh housing and more! Read the rest of this entry »