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NYC's special riverfront park: The history and future of Hudson River Park

OP-ED: NY Daily News

Photo Credit: Tom Fox

April 21, 2024

BY TOM FOX | The 4-mile-long, 500-acre Hudson River Park is nearing completion and is the largest park built in Manhattan since Central Park more than a century and a half earlier. It transformed a derelict and dangerous waterfront, protected the Hudson River estuary, created new recreation opportunities for millions of New Yorkers, enhanced tourism and the image of the city, preserves maritime commerce, and stimulated redevelopment in adjacent neighborhoods..


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