Gallery: East River Blueway Now Includes Plan for Urban Beach and Storm...

East Siders have been looking forward to the East River Blueway plan to beautify their waterfront for quite some time now, but it seems the project will be more than just a pretty face. Manhattan's borough president, Scott Stringer, recently lauded the Blueway's newly updated design, which now includes a storm-water absorbing wetland and a sandy urban beach. The city had been exploring natural solutions to act as a storm surge barriers for vulnerable areas after the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, and was able to incorporate the wetlands with the help of WXY, the Blueway's lead architects and planners.

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  1. brendatucker October 24, 2013 at 9:45 am

    Thank you, President Stringer and Claire Weisz.