Advocates, who for over a decade have fought to replace the highway, with housing, businesses, parks and easy access to the Bronx River, are happy with some parts of a new city plan, but not with others.
The city’s Department of Environmental Protection hopes four devices it has installed on the banks of the Bronx River will intercept harmful trash and debris before the muck flows into the waterway. The underground devices have been installed at four Bronx locations: Soundview Park and West Farms Road near Hunts [...]
Twenty teens in three 20-foot sailboats made land at Hunts Point Riverside Park on August 10, after three days of recreation, rustic relaxation, and lots of rowing. After months of hard work building the boats, the young people from local non-profit Rocking the Boat finally got to enjoy the fruits [...]
The South Bronx’s newest green experiment, Waterwash ABC, is now open for all to see. A mini-wetland and a garden through which a trail winds, the work of environmental architecture is a surprise, in the rear of the large furniture warehouse store on the Soundview side of the Bronx River.
The architects who produced works of sculpture designed to call attention to environmental issues—have been honored as by the New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects for their work in Hunts Point and at Lafayette College in Pennsylvania.
Born in Hunts Point, a huge, igloo-shaped dome composed of umbrellas found itself doing time on Rikers Island on Oct. 19. The dome was no criminal; it was a work of environmental art. Built on The Point’s Bronx River campus next to Hunts Point Riverside Park and meant to comment [...]
Birthdays are a time to reflect on the past–to chart how far you’ve come. So it was no surprise when community activists who gathered for the 10th birthday celebration of the Bronx River Alliance described what the Bronx River looked like the first time they saw it. As a girl [...]