Bringing new parks and playgrounds to 85 acres of Brooklyn waterfront
Hudson River Park
Hudson River Park, the longest riverfront park in the United States, continues to transform Manhattan’s western waterfront with 550 acres of parks, playgrounds, community facilities, and a multi-use trailway. AKRF has provided a broad range of environmental planning and permitting services for Hudson River Park since its inception, along with a variety of other engineering and support services. We first led the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement and its associated assessments of land use and neighborhood character; historic and archaeological resources; waterfront revitalization; air quality; noise; infrastructure; and energy. AKRF also prepared the state and federal permit applications to allow park construction to occur in the Hudson River. We continue to provide environmental and permitting services for new projects, including the preparation of site-specific environmental health and safety plans for ongoing development.