Rob Rogers, FAIA, Partner, Rogers Marvel Architects
Jack Travis, FAIA, Principal, Jack Travis Architects
Billie Tsien, AIA, Principal, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects
Adam Yarinsky, FAIA LEED AP, Principal & Co-Founder, Architecture Research Office (ARO)
Visit the competition website www.reimaginethewaterfront-civitas.com for information about the competition including guidelines, prizes, and helpful resources. Registration will begin on September 15. Competition winners will be announced winter 2012.
PROUDLY ORGANIZED BY CIVITAS
U.S. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney
NYC Council Member Jessica Lappin
NYC Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito
U.S. Congressman Charles B. Rangel
Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer
NYS Senator Liz Krueger
NYS Senator Jose M. Serrano
NYS Assemblyman Micah Z. Kellner
NYS Assemblyman Robert J. Rodriguez
NYC Council Member Daniel R. Garodnick
The competition is made possible through a grant from NYC Council Member Jessica Lappin and the generous support of the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation.
In the News
East River Esplanade
Check out the August 11 issue of Our Town which profiles work that is underway to improve the crumbling infrastructure along many sections of the East River Esplanade in the article "Esplanade Emergency".
Join the Meetup to find out about upcoming events.
2011 openhousenewyork Walking Tour
For the second year, CIVITAS will participate in openhousenewyork weekend with a walking tour Shaping Urban Design & Policy: The East 96th Street Corridor. The tour will focus on the way zoning and land use policy shape the physical landscape of New York, and how city policies and neighborhood advocacy have affected the built environment of the Upper East Side and East Harlem.
The event will take place on October 15, 2011. Stay tuned for more details and registration instructions.
Upcoming Community Events
Department of Transportation Community Presentation on First and Second Avenue Bike Lanes
Presentation to Community Board 8
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
NY Blood Center, 310 East 67th St (between 1st and 2nd Avenues)