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waterfront

the area of a town or city alongside a body of water, such as a harbour or dockyard

Waterfront

Improved or unimproved land abutting on a body of water, such as a lake, harbor, or the like. There is a high degree of waterfront revival today that would not have been possible before.
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But in many areas of New Jersey, there is still coastline littered with factories, warehouses and dilapidated marinas and boatyards--all of which block people from enjoying our most precious commodity--the waterfront.
A study funded by Mersey Waterfront is looking at possible improvements to the lake and its immediate surroundings.
SaraWilde,chair of the Mer-sey Partnership river agency, The Mersey Waterfront, said: ``Throughout the world, large scale and exciting waterfront development is taking place in a dramatic way, breathing new life into waterside towns and cities.
From Seaport Village or other locations along the waterfront, you can catch a water taxi over to Coronado Island - (619) 235-8294.
The Liverpool waterfront is known all round the world, but the Mersey Waterfront campaign, which is part of regeneration agency the Mersey Partnership, is highlighting the attractions along 120km of coastline from Southport to Deeside.
Bloomberg announced a new partnership to transform 67 acres of the Brooklyn waterfront into a significant new park, increasing access to the East River, protecting natural and historic resources in the Fulton Ferry district and transforming underutilized piers into a waterfront destination.
Communities across the Empire State are recognizing the value and potential of their waterfront areas, and we are pleased to assist them with projects that will improve the quality of life for local residents," Pataki said.
Our State's waterfront areas have historically been the centerpieces of local communities, and we are working closely with government officials and civic and environmental organizations to protect and enhance these vibrant and valuable resources," he said.
The tour included views of sites along the waterfront at Long Island City, Queens West, Greenpoint/Williamsburg, the Brooklyn Navy Yard, DUMBO, Governors Is land and Lower Manhattan.
By working closely with the Task Force, the consultant team will shape and guide the redevelopment of Homeport to take full advantage of this part of Staten Island's incredible waterfront," said Mayor Michael R.
As charming as Yonkers' waterfront is, however, it was historically a blighted area of the city for the better part of the 20th century.
On the other hand, several Wall Street firms that have offices on the Waterfront may be giving up space.