Gallery: Residents Show Support for Expanding NYC’s East River Greenway

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A final public debate forum on the proposed East River Greenway project was held last week, drawing a crowd of more than 300 people. The project calls for filling a gap in the East River Greenway, approximately 1.2 miles long, stretching from Glick Park at East 37th street all the way up to East 60th street. The gap currently forces pedestrians and cyclists to detour inland, leading them into congested streets, which many local residents consider dangerous. Although some residents oppose the extension, most who testified during the debate were in favor of the deal.

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