Posts tagged ‘Working Waterfront’

Developer face lawsuit charging they reneged on contract to buy land along Gowanus Canal

Developer Toll Brothers has been hit with a multimillion- dollar lawsuit charging it reneged on a contract to buy land along the polluted Gowanus Canal after the feds moved to make the waterway a Superfund site. (more…)


January 17, 2010 at 6:26 pm Leave a comment

New bids sought for Brooklyn warehouse

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)  issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the disposition and development of a vacant 1.1 million-square-foot warehouse building, known as Federal Building #2, in the vibrant industrial waterfront area of Sunset Park, Brooklyn. (more…)

December 30, 2009 at 6:21 pm Leave a comment

West Brighton company to dispose of dredged materials

 The Empire State Development Corporation and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey recently agreed to provide $3,895,500 of Bi-State Dredging Funds to the Caddell Dry Dock & Repair Company, which will allow it to dispose of approximately 106,000 cubic yards of dredged materials, Rep. Michael E. McMahon announced. (more…)

November 5, 2009 at 11:32 pm Leave a comment

Before They’re Gone Pamela Talese Captures Industrial Relics From Another Era

For Pamela Talese, painting the corroding landscapes of Brooklyn’s industrial waterfront is a race to capture what’s left before it’s gone. (more…)

October 15, 2009 at 12:38 am Leave a comment

Boaters Can Help Save Their Own “Working Waterfront”

Working waterfronts are a dying breed. With developer’s eyes on waterfront parcels, water-dependent businesses like marinas, boat yards, commercial fishing operations, boat builders, and charter boat fleets are getting pushed out from the only place they can do business. A bill now in Congress would provide federal funding to coastal and Great Lakes states to help preserve and protect working waterfronts. (more…)

October 7, 2009 at 9:12 pm Leave a comment

Tugboat Workers Strike

For the first time in nearly two decades, tugboat workers are going on strike. (more…)

September 3, 2009 at 4:22 pm 1 comment

Staten Island: 1 borough, 4 distinct shorelines

A view of Staten Island from the sea presents a borough that is unmanicured at the edges; a borough that was organized around church spires, now empty factories and the green balloons of inland trees; a borough that no longer functions, much, as an island. (more…)

May 1, 2009 at 11:14 pm Leave a comment

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