"Nearly 300 luscious pages of text and image recording New York's attempts since the mid-1800s to corral water" -- The New York Times, December 10, 2006
About the Author
is a professor at the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at the Cooper Union and a founding partner of Bone/Levine Architects. He was the general editor and a contributor to The New York Waterfront: Evolution and Building Culture of the Port and Harbor
(1997). Gina Pollara
was the associate director of the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive until September 2006. She was a contributor to The New York Waterfront
and prepared the revised and updated edition in 2004. Albert F. Appleton
, a former Commissioner of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, is a Senior Fellow at the Regional Plan Association (RPA) in New York City and a Visiting Fellow at the City University of New York Institute on Urban Systems (CIUS).