Posts Tagged ‘waterfront’

Eastern Thought and a Better Waterfront Along the East River

Written by Josh Rogers on . Posted in Opinion and Column, Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

josh Still far from a continuous bikeway and walkway along the East River “You’re better off on the West Side.” The man in the bike shop wasn’t telling me anything I didn’t already know, but since it had been a few years since I had ventured over to Manhattan’s East Side to ride what purports to [&hellip
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POWERHOUSE TESTIMONY HEARD

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

Last week, the Landmarks Preservation Commission heard testimony concerning the protection of the 104-year-old powerhouse-turned-steam station on West 58th Street and 11th Avenue. Preservation groups have long urged the city to protect the Beaux Arts-style building, which provided electricity to the city’s subway system in the early 20th century. In 1959, Con Edison bought the [&hellip
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