Entries by Frank Varro

Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance’s 2015 Waterfront Conference- Call for Presentation Proposals

Dear Friend of MWA: Is your work advancing a better waterfront in New York City or northern New Jersey? Are you pioneering a concept that will turn our waterfront upside down? Do you have insights that would enlighten others with a stake in our waterfront? Are you developing new techniques or seeing new trends to protect, transform, and revitalize the harbor and waterfront? In keeping with our alliance-based, big-tent mission, we are asking you to help determine the content of […]

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES $709.2 MILLION IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES AWARDED IN FOURTH ROUND OF REGIONAL COUNCIL INITIATIVE

For Immediate Release: December 11, 2014 GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES $709.2 MILLION IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES AWARDED IN FOURTH ROUND OF REGIONAL COUNCIL INITIATIVE Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that $709.2 million in economic and community development funding has been awarded through Round IV of the Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) initiative. A centerpiece of the Governor’s strategy to jumpstart the economy and create jobs, the Regional Councils were established in 2011 to transform the State’s approach to economic development […]

Roots Of Design Podcast Episode 1

Podcast Episode 1: The Birth of Central Park and Landscape Architecture This episode of the Roots Of Design podcast tells the story of the birth of Central Park, and in turn, the birth of an entire profession: Landscape Architecture. Many people think that Central Park is just a preserved open space in the middle of New York City. However, Central Park is actually a completely man-made park, designed by a Landscape Architect – Frederick Law Olmsted. Olmsted is considered by many […]