Urban Waterfronts: From Shipping to Shopping

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Laurie Hawkinson, an architect with Smith-Miller +Hawkinson and professor at Columbia's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, and Bert Hooijer, professor of applied science at Rotterdam University, discuss waterfront development in their respective cities, as part of the H209 conference surrounding the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's arrival in New York harbor.


Laurie Hawkinson and Bert Hooijer

Comments [6]

Peter from Manhattan

Another vote for the Hudson River Greenway! Now let's go ahead and close the gaps in the East River Greenway.

Sep. 09 2009 11:53 AM
Robert from NYC

Don't the listeners realise this is the USA, not Italy or Australia, this is the open market folks. You want a chair you buy it, you want an umbrella, you buy it. God Bless America? I don' think he did.

Sep. 09 2009 11:44 AM
Nick from NYC

Also.... kayak parking, be able to rent a kayak or launch your own, then park it securely at points along the river

Sep. 09 2009 11:43 AM

Buffalo doesn't do its own PR very well - they also have an amazing windfarm along the waterfront

Sep. 09 2009 11:43 AM
Eckart Graeve from Brooklyn

I am interested to hear your guests opinion on the Navy Yard's remaining a gated area for manufacturing. Should they open up to the public and other uses?
Eckart Graeve, Architect

Sep. 09 2009 11:39 AM
Nick from NYC

The Greenway along the Hudson! I've just started biking to work along the Greenway and it is a fantastic ride - Dyckman to all points south...

Sep. 09 2009 11:37 AM

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