The Next Big Public Space: ‘The Dryline’

The Observer

When you hear the phrase “East Side Coastal Resiliency Project,” your first thought probably isn’t “That sounds like a cool place to hang out.”

But that’s what New York City intends to accomplish with a massive flood protection project, sometimes referred to by a much sexier, but unofficial, nickname—the Dryline. The project, on the East River, will stretch from Montgomery Street, just north of the Manhattan Bridge, to 23rd Street, a swath of land that includes much of East River Park.

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