RECLAIMING THE RIVER IN RIVERDALE
By Paul J. Elston
Riverdale is protected as a Special Natural Area District under City law, which preserves it as a particularly green area. Tragically, it has been separated from the Hudson River by the railroad tracks for over 150 years. The only space accessible to the public is the tiny Riverdale Station Park, about 300 feet long and 20 feet wide. The proposed GREENWAY LINK will change that dramatically providing two miles of waterfront access in the Bronx and another mile in Yonkers.
The Hudson River is the defining natural feature of the West Bronx. Riverdale has a great plan to reconnect its residents with the Hudson River [Read more…]