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The City of New York invites community members to join a series of upcoming workshops for the East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) Project, the funded section of the BIG U between Montgomery and 23rd Streets. Come contribute your thoughts on the concepts being developed for the waterfront.
Tuesday, May 19 at 6:30 PM - Washington Irving High School, 40 Irving Place. Focused on the waterfront between E. 14th & E. 23rd Streets
Wednesday, May 20 at 7:00 PM - PS 134 Henrietta Szold, 293 East Broadway. Focused on the waterfront between Houston & Montgomery Streets
Thursday, May 28 at 6:30 PM – Church of St. Brigid, 119 Avenue B (enter on 8th Street). Focused on the waterfront between Houston & E. 14th Streets
Light refreshments will be served.