After almost five years rehabilitating a nearby ventilation tower, the Port Authority has unveiled a 10,000-square foot waterfront greenspace that includes enhanced lighting, benches, and landscaping.
New reports detail how a historic 14-acre oasis will restore pump houses and implement walking trails as part of a revitalization effort that has been years in the making.
A SoHo-based firm envisions a green space on the former elevated rail line that connects visitors to the arts with sections carved out for sculptures and performances in addition to recreational activities.
A group that has long promoted a plan to convert an abandoned rail line into a shared-use nature trail just gained membership into a notable non-profit started by the co-founder of Manhattan’s High Line.
A railway company that owns an abandoned rail line between Jersey City and Montclair wants to sell the property to the Open Space Institute in order to create a linear park.
The planning board denied an application that would have built several public amenities on a Newport pier but also set aside a large section exclusively for tenants of their properties.
A final phase of open space adds step seating, a tilted lawn panel, play sculptures and a large plaza complete with retail and seasonal markets.
Changes could soon be coming to 24th Street Park in Union City, which is also known as Peru Park. The proposed modifications include a new sprayground.
A parcel of almost 3.5 acres will soon be home to a public dog run, deck bar, chaise lounges, and more, but a significant portion of the upcoming green space will be private.
A project that’s stirred some controversy will see the existing Fulton Street Park demolished in favor of new green space along nearby Martin Luther King Jr. Drive that will feature a canopied stage, playgrounds, and more.