Waterfront

In the Lower Ninth Ward, a Fight Over Height

A plan to construct multi-unit buildings 7 stories tall has led to a battle in New Orleans.

5 Bold Ideas for Reinventing the Coastline After Hurricane Sandy

Rebuild by Design's innovative solutions for a future when rising sea levels reconfigure the East Coast beyond recognition.

The Case Against Rebuilding the Coastline After Superstorm Sandy

We should be retreating from the shore, not developing structures that will only flood again.

The Secret to Chattanooga's Downtown Revival Was There All Along

How the city turned the Tennessee River into one of its biggest selling points.

How the Highway Killed Washington's Waterfront

And how the city plans to bring it back to life.

Fresh Renderings of What San Francisco's New NBA Arena Might Look Like

Evolving designs for the Golden State Warriors' planned new home.

Luminous Shots of Grain Elevators Like You've Never Seen Them Before

A Buffalo light show aims to turn the city's symbols of decline into a flashy tourist draw.

How to Protect the Rockaways From Another Sandy

A community bands together to call for change, but it's not clear what exactly needs to be done.

Turn That Ugly Old Power Plant Into an Amusement Park

One architect's vision for the Battersea Power Station in southwest London.

Is Building a Multimillion Dollar Project on Connecticut's Waterfront Really Such a Good Idea?

After Sandy, a major development is in doubt.

'We've Built Right Up to the Edge in the Most Foolish Way'

A historian of coastal settlements says we only have ourselves to blame for Sandy's destruction.

The Next Phase of Chicago's Riverwalk: Fishing and Floating Gardens

The concept: to provide the kind of swimmable setting found in quieter river locales.

Could You One Day Ride Your Bike All the Way Around New York Harbor?

Advocates are calling for the Verrazano Narrows Bridge to finally be opened up to pedestrians and cyclists.

Reviving New York Harbor With Oysters: Why Hasn't This Happened Yet?

It's been more than two years since Columbia University professor Kate Orff made waves with her "Oyster-tecture" proposal. She's still pushing.

Can D.C. Lead the Way to a 21st Century Waterfront?

In Washington, designers are planning a revamp that returns the city to the water's edge.

After Decades of Neglect, Washington Finally Fixes Its Waterfront

A new plan will bring residents to the river's edge for shopping and hanging out

Manhattan's Next Great Waterfront Park

The wheels are in motion for Waterside Pier along the East River