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At Long Last, Construction Begins on Pier 42 Park

On Thursday, city officials descended on the Lower East Side to kick off the long-awaited construction of a new recreational area at Pier 42 near Montgomery Street.

Pier 42 Parking Lot Closes Aug. 31

if you have been down to the waterfront lately, you might have noticed that the parking lot at Pier 42 is closing at the end of this month. The signs from Imperial Parking are prominently displayed at the entrance near...

Pier 42 Cultural Programming Returns, as Park Construction Delayed Again

As we reported earlier in the month, the first phase of the project to turn Pier 42 into a waterfront park has been pushed back once again

Lieutenant Governor Tours Pier 42 With Senator Squadron

For years we have been waiting and watching for the long-promised transformation of Pier 42 into a waterfront park. The start of construction for the first phase of that project has now been pushed back again. Work is currently...

Celebrate Halloween and Community at Pier 42, While Recalling Hurricane Sandy

"Sandyween" takes place along the East River on Saturday afternoon.

$50,000 Allocated For Community Programming at Pier 42

During the past few years, a portion of Pier 42 was used for pop-up arts and cultural events. It was part of a plan by a local coalition known as "Paths to Pier 42" to reclaim the formerly neglected space near Montgomery Street.

LMDC Allocates Another $12 Million For Pier 42 Park

The Lower East Side got some good news this morning when the board of the Lower Manhattan Development Corp. (LMDC) voted to allocate another $12 million for a new park at Pier 42.

Pier 42 Park Construction Delayed Until 2017

As we reported earlier today, the federal government is awarding New York City $176 million to create a flood barrier and new recreational amenities from Montgomery Street to Battery Park. This afternoon, we have some news about another waterfront project -- a Pier 42 park.

LMDC Anticipates Allocating Another $17 Million For Pier 42 Park, East River Esplanade

At a board meeting held yesterday, the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC) went public with a list of projects it hopes to fund in the next several years. Some of the money is earmarked for the waterfront on the...

Celebrate Summer at Pier 42 Tomorrow

There's a summer celebration at Pier 42 tomorrow, the makeshift recreational area just above Montgomery Street. There will be a fishing clinic offered by the Lower East Side Ecology Center, "family friendly" science workshops, a meet-and-greet with artists who have...
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