City of Water Day: AIANY Industrial Waterway Tour to Freshkills Park

Jul 13, 2024 9:45am

On this 3.25-hour fully narrated AIANY Freshkills Park tour, cruise the active, vibrant waterway of the Kill Van Kull and into the heart of Freshkills Park of Staten Island on one of our luxury yachts. The American Institute of Architects New York Chapter (AIANY) and planners of Freshkills Park co-host this special NYC Freshkills Park tour alongside Classic Harbor Line. This is the only public Freshkills Park water tour available into the Fresh Kills waterway. Officially closed in 2001, Fresh Kills has embarked on a 30-year project to be transformed into the largest city park in NYC! Officially closed in 2001, Freshkills Park is the largest landfill to park transformation project in the world and when complete will be one of the largest parks in NYC. This Freshkills Park cruise shows off how its rolling grasslands, wetlands, and waterways are already home to an abundance of birds, fish, and wildlife.

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*Location:* Chelsea Piers, near 22nd St. on the Hudson River (Manhattan, NY)
(Exact meeting location details will be provided immediately upon purchase of tickets.)

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