Gallery: Hudson River Brownfield Site Transformed Into Sustainable Long...

Like much of New York's waterfront, the Hudson River's edge in Beacon, NY was a critical industrial dock in the 19th century. But now, after decades of being used as a ferry dock, oil terminal, and junkyard, Long Dock Park has been completely transformed from a polluted brownfield site into a sustainably-designed riverfront destination. The Architecture Research Office (ARO) built a new boat pavilion and restored a 150-year-old barn to create an arts and recreation center for Scenic Hudson, both of which are located in a pollution-reducing 15-acre park by landscape architecture firm Reed Hilderbrand.

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