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Greenways in the Hudson River Valley

Greenways in the Hudson River Valley

a new strategy for preserving an American treasure : a report

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Published by Sleepy Hollow Press in Tarrytown, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hudson River Valley Greenway (N.Y.),
  • Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.)
    • Subjects:
    • Regional planning -- Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.),
    • Land use -- Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.),
    • Hudson River Valley Greenway (N.Y.),
    • Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Prepared by Henry L. Diamond, chairman, and others.

      Statementprepared by a group of citizens concerned with the future of the Hudson River Valley ; introduction by Laurance S. Rockefeller.
      ContributionsDiamond, Henry L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF127.H8 G84 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2031083M
      ISBN 100912882719
      LC Control Number88006642
      OCLC/WorldCa17675805

      Manhattan Valley, also called Bloomingdale District, is located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. This community was traditionally a working-class and immigrant neighborhood that has recently become more upscale with refurbished residential apartments and commercial development in the area. Walkway Over the Hudson is the world’s longest pedestrian bridge — it runs for 6, feet, about miles — and offers stunning views of the Hudson River and Catskill mountains. The steel infrastructure is particularly handsome, though you have to crane your neck over the edge (and feet above the Hudson) to properly appreciate it.

      Geology and physiography. The Hudson River valley runs primarily north to south down the eastern edge of New York State, cutting through a series of rock types including Triassic sandstones and redbeds in the south and much more ancient Precambrian gneiss in the north (and east). In the Hudson Highlands, the river enters a fjord cut during previous ice : New York. Filed Under: Adirondacks & NNY, Capital-Saratoga, Hudson Valley - Catskills, Mohawk Valley, Natural History, Nature, New York City, Recreation, Western NY Tagged With: hiking, OPRHP, State Parks, trails. The Cholera Pandemic of in New York State. May 7, by Richard Williams 3 Comments.

      The Hudson Greenway makes up a third of the trails, with the East River and Harlem River Greenways completing the circle. There will be small sections that will kick you onto streets, but you’ll be on trails for almost the entirety of the mile trek. Search for hotels in Hudson River Valley with by checking our online map. Our map displays the areas and neighborhoods around all Hudson River Valley hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area.


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The Hudson River Valley Greenway is a unique state agency created to assist with the development of a voluntary regional strategy for preserving scenic, natural, historic, cultural and recreational resources while encouraging compatible economic development and maintaining the tradition of home rule for land use decision making.

Currently, of the communities within the Hudson River Valley Greenway Area have passed resolutions in support of designation as Greenway Communities. Changes to the Greenway Area Original Greenway legislation included 12 counties ( municipalities). Get this from a library.

Greenways in the Hudson River Valley: a new strategy for preserving an American treasure: a report. [Henry L Diamond;]. The Hudson River Greenway Water Trail, extending from northern Saratoga County in Adirondack Park and northern Washington County at the head of Lake Champlain to Battery Park in Manhattan, is a National Water Trail open to recreational paddlers of all experience levels.

With more than designated access sites, the Water Trail is easily accessible to local and visiting paddlers. Hudson River Valley Greenway Paperback – January 1, by Hudson River Valley Greenway Council (Author)Author: Hudson River Valley Greenway Council. the hudson river greenway is a beautiful park that stretches from the southern tip of the island up to the George Washington Bridge.

On a nice day its a great way to embrace the island itself and its surroundings. You can relax in Battery Park City, sit and chill on a number /5(57). New York to other States. Greenways, such as the Genesee Valley Greenway and the Hudson River Valley Greenway, provide multiple use linkages between communities and open spaces.

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A description of the citizen-led effort to get Americans out of their cars and into the landscape via greenways - linear open spaces that preserve and restore nature in cities, suburbs and rural areas.

These can link parks and open spaces and provide corridors for wildlife migration. Trail map of the Hudson River Greenway from Dyckman St. and NY 9A/Henry Hudson Pkwy. in Inwood Hill Park to Battery Pl. and West St. at Battery Park.

find trail maps, reviews, photos & driving directions on Get this from a library. A Hudson River Valley greenway: a report to Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. [New York (State). Hudson River Valley Greenway Council.]. Hudson River Park This acre park stretches from The Battery to 59th Street and will include 13 public piers, a marine estuary, upland parks, a water-front esplanade and a bikeway.

Manhattan Waterfront Greenway Map Little Red Lighthouse Built inthe Little Red Lighthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

TheFile Size: KB. Top Hudson River Valley Hiking Trails: See reviews and photos of hiking trails in Hudson River Valley, New York on Tripadvisor.

Describes the characteristics of greenways, or linear open spaces, shows how they restore contact with nature, and offers advice on planning, engineering, and politics Greenways for America greenway network greenway program greenway projects greenway system greenway-makers Hagenhofer Heritage Trail highway historic Hudson River Valley.

Art Along the Hudson is a core trip in the Smithsonian Journeys repertory. Jason LaFountain brings not only a detailed survey of the Hudson River School painters but elegantly weaves contemporary thought and artists into his lectures and commentary. The trip was a mini-masterclass in art history and criticism.

The Washington Post Explore the Hudson River Valley s myriad attractions from the festive spa city of Saratoga Springs all the way to the tip of Manhattan, noting every worthy point of interest along the way and providing everything the visitor and resident needs to know to enjoy this newly designated National Heritage Area that has been called /5(16).

The Hudson River Greenway is the longest greenway in Manhattan, running along the West Side, from Dyckman Street in the north to Battery Park in the south, mostly through Riverside Park and Hudson River Park.A gap in West Harlem was filled in early October with the opening of the Harlem Piers bike lane.

A roughly block detour in the west 80s, where a walkway had crumbled into the river. Visitor Information. General tourist information is available by calling Hudson Valley Tourism, Inc. (tel. /) or by visiting the organization's website,for links to the very informative sites maintained by each of the eight counties that touch upon the Hudson River t information offices or kiosks (and even cabooses) are found in a number of.

FCG also organized an "Upstate NY Tour" visiting Hudson River Valley Greenway sites and local organizations. Stefan Yarabek provided expert lectures on his projects in Cold Spring and Boscobel.

The Mayor of Beacon, New York, Clara Lou Gould, gave a tour of river site projects in her town. Greenways are linear open spaces such as canals and scenic roads that are set along the riversides, hillsides or valleys, converted to a recreational use along the railways (Little, ).As the last scientific sources about greenways in landscape planning are examined (President’s Commission on Americans Outdoors, ; Little, ; Flink and Searns, ; Smith and Hellmund, ) the Cited by: 7.

Hudson River Valley Greenway Grants $5, to $10, per project (no more than 50% total project cost) Provides funding for trail planning, construction and amenities, water trail implementation, and historic landscape preservation Several deadlines.

See HRVG webpage for details. US Enviromental Protection Agency (EPA) Smart Growth Implementation.New York: Hudson River Greenway, New York City, Greenway is a great way to travel north and south on the island of Manhattan, with broad views of the Hudson River.

This most populated stretch of East Coast Greenway begins at Battery Park and travels the length of the island to the George Washington Bridge.The Hudson River Greenway (HRG) is one of the most popular places to ride, walk, and jog in New York City.

It makes up part of the Manhattan Waterfront Greenway loop, the cross-state Empire State Trail, and the multistate East Coast Greenway.5/5(22).