Gallery: Architects Propose ‘Soft Waterfront Infrastructure’ to Protect...

The design is not only exciting and innovating, but aesthetically pleasing as well. The fact that it combines natural forms of green infrastructure with the urban landscape is sure to bring a much needed makeover to the aging concrete jungle. But all good things come with a price. In order to undertake such a grand project, the city would need to make a serious investment in both time and money. And as most New Yorkers will tell you, even minor road projects take a lot of time to complete.

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  1. feline74 March 15, 2012 at 5:16 pm

    Another idea: restore the old streams that were roofed over to make storm sewers. Their potential capacity is increased and the city gets more parkland in the process.