in the Public Realm
East River Waterfront Esplanade
Recent Architecture: Recreation

SHoP Architects, PC
Landscape Architect
Ken Smith
  • Excellence on the Waterfront Award 2006
  • P/A Design Award 2008
  • NY City Public Design Commission 2009
The East River Waterfront - Ken Smith
The East River Waterfront Esplanade seeks to improve access to the waterfront, enhance pedestrian connectivity, and create waterfront amenities for public use and enjoyment. The existing esplanade is enhanced, new sections will be created, and several piers will be renovated and redeveloped.

This bold and ambitious plan will revitalize the Lower Manhattan waterfront that currently suffers from weak connections, a lack of amenities, and underutilization. The project aims to improve the quality...
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50 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280
United States

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