East River Eplanade Meetings

East River Esplanade Meeting

You are invited to lend your voice at a series of community meetings to discuss improvements to the East River Esplanade (60 – 125th Streets) hosted by CIVITAS and Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects.

All meetings will be held in the evenings. Exact time and location are TBD unless otherwise stated.

Previous Meetings were held on:
Tuesday, May 6th at 6:30 pm at Regis High School (60 East 85th Street)
Tuesday, June 24th at 6:30 pm at Bonifacio Cora Taxidor Houses
Monday, September 22, at 6:30 pm at Stanley M Issacs Neighborhood Center

The series of meetings is kicked off with a listening session, and then will focus on opportunities and constraints that embrace issues such as Esplanade dimensions, land use, environmental concerns, regulatory parameters and recreational considerations.

Building on the visionary designs in CIVITAS’s Reimagining the Waterfront exhibition, Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects will develop a study analyzing existing conditions of the Esplanade in order to frame the strategic opportunities for a better park. These visioning meetings will establish specific long and short-term goals that will be incorporated into their recommendations.


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