Reminders of Manhattan’s Working Waterfront at Pier 57

August 6, 2009
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Jessica DuLong

3794526873 ff6d9852dd oMove Over, High Line: Hudson River’s Pier 57 Looks Amazing

“Today, the Hudson River Park announced the winning proposal to develop Pier 57, at West 15th Street. The plan would turn the basically unused pier into a mixed-use development, filled with shops and galleries, a stones throw away from the already iconic High Line…”

… At least there will be SOME reminder of Manhattan’s working waterfront, even if it was actually the advent of containerization that finally pushed commercial shipping off the island’s shores.

Photo: Inside, the layering of shipping containers will create a space filled with interesting nooks to discover