Articles on Manhattan Parks

Pier Pressure: Pier 42 Gets New Renderings and Pier 55 Still Looks Good

Pier 42 Rendering looks great for the Lower East Side

Rendering via The Broadsheet

Whereas Pier 55 and Pier 47 (Superpier) have taken center stage among NYC’s pier redevelopment projects, Pier 42, the redesign of which has been on ice for awhile, may soon transfporm into a beautiful public space for the Lower East Side. During a meeting only a couple weeks ago, The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation planned to allocate $17 million for its redevelopment, with $7 million for the first phase.

5 Upper East Side Parks Other Than Central Park

Upper East Side Parks

Just as “the City” obviously refers to New York City, “the Park” is clearly Central Park. That’s probably fair, but it’s about time some other parks got some recognition too. Here are five parks other than Central Park in the Upper East Side.

Gramercy Park: New York's Only Private Park

Gramercy Park View

Gramercy Park, a calm, serene, and historic neighborhood is home to New York City’s only private park. Also referred to as Gramercy Historic District, the key to this two-acre park can be yours for an evening stroll or just to relax in its peaceful environs, for an annual fee and an apartment in one of the 39 townhouses in this affluent neighborhood, like the 18 Gramercy Park South, Gramercy 19, and Gramercy Starck among others. 

Go East: Lower Manhattan's East River Park Just About Finished

You live in an apartment in the Financial District. Or a condo on the Lower East Side. Or are browsing East Village condo listings. Congratulations: you have good taste, both in Manhattan neighborhoods and in NYC real estate listings sites. Let's continue. You're looking for a Manhattan apartment that offers more than, you know, an apartment and a fistful of amenities. You'd like some green space in your neighborhood. Check. You like to jog. Check. You play basketball, say, soccer. Check. You enjoy lounging, or fishing, just taking in some river views. Check, check, check please. There is a park near your apartment where you can do all these things. Check... almost. Yes, work on the East River Park is almost done.