Category Archives: Hudson River Park Trust

Pier 26 gets an architect and cash from Citigroup

October 9, 2015- “Pier 26 announced the selection of two prominent designers: the architect

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New renderings of Pier 26

October 7, 2015- The HRPT has chosen an architectural firm, Sage and Coombe, to design

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Update: Our $5 Million dog run inflates the cost of other ones

Update October 7, 2015- A local dog run that cost $1 Million is making news because the residents in

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Hedge fund tycoons in our community implode in September

October 2, 2015- Masters of the Universe Bill Ackman (the Seaport project and Howard Hughes) and Mike

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Cirque du Soleil coming to Pier 26

The massive structure set up on pier 26 for Fashion Week September 5, 2015- The HRPT, led by Madelyn Wils, continues to operate without any input from the

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City Council bill to ban tourist helicopters

Update July 24, 2015- The bill was introduced.

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The yacht Boardwalk no longer has helicopter

June 13, 2015- After BatteryPark.TV and the Broadsheet reported on the helicopter that was

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The Pier 26 boathouse kayaks

July 5, 2015- The Pier 26 boathouse kayaks that you can take out for free. 

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Pier 26 restaurant operator chosen

June 11, 2015- The WSJ reports that the stalled construction project at Pier 26 that is supposed

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The Pier 26 restaurant is just sad

(3,700 people have read this as of March 12, 2015) Update March 11, 2015- A dog walker with a blog is claiming that the Pier 26 restaurant will not

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The Pier A beer garden is part of a bigger city plan to turn waterfront properties into concert venues

July 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The controversial Pier A beer garden, that succeeded in winning the broadest and most powerful of liquor licenses and will become

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Local electeds have “no comment” of support for Sheldon Silver

January 23, 2015- DNAinfo reports that key elected officials declined to comment on the Sheldon Silver arrest as the

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Estuarium at Pier 26 set to begin construction in 2017? Really?

December 5, 2014- The NYT reported on a press release from the HRPT that claims the estuarium at Pier 26 will begin construction in 2017.

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Celebrities and athletes spotted in the hood

Update November 14, 2014- Correction: Javier Bardem

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Chelsea Piers restaurant ‘wichcraft Closed by City Health Department

November 10, 2014- Observer reports that the crappy sandwich shop at

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The Pier 26 boat house is introduced to the community

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Photo tour of the Pier 26 free kayak center

August 17,2014- By Steven E. Greer Graeme Birchall has been running the free kayaking services at

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Good Samaritan told to stop clearing the weeds

August 30, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We previously reported on a good Samaritan volunteer, Michael Carthins, working with the Doe Foundation, who took it upon himself

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The Grand Banks oyster boat on Pier 25

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Letter: Ferry boats and helicopters plague us too on the Upper West Side

August 10, 2014- Letter to the Editor Dr. Greer, Thank you for your tireless advocacy of noise abatement which I believe benefits not just Battery Park, but the entire city. Simply put, tens

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