A fabulous calculation park along the Hudson River waterfront is now the door to the public. The Sleepy Hollow RiverWalk at Edge-coarsely-Hudson was formally dedicated to the Village of Sleepy Hollow in a ceremony along the quay as regards October 31, attended by State, County, and local officials. The Halloween day ceremony, invade for the Village of Sleepy Hollow which has emerged as one of the country’s most popular Halloween Season destinations, was each and everyone treat and no trick as the park restores admission to a section of the Hudson River that has been inaccessible to the community for afterward more a century. Designed by internationally skillfully-known Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, the RiverWalk allows visitors to promenade along the port from River Street in Sleepy Hollow as far-off away north as the historic 1883 lighthouse. Phase Two construction of the Sleepy Hollow RiverWalk, which will continue north to Kingsland Point Park, is avowed to begin in 2023. The stage passageway from the Sleepy Hollow RiverWalk at Edge-a propos-Hudson to Kingsland Point Park has been customary.
Sleepy Hollow RiverWalk at Edge-in this area-Hudson. Photo courtesy Edge-not far off from Hudson. (PRNewsfoto/Edge-concerning-Hudson)
Sleepy Hollow RiverWalk at Edge-in report to the order of Hudson. Photo courtesy Edge-approaching-Hudson. (PRNewsfoto/Edge-regarding-Hudson)
Sleepy Hollow Mayor Ken Wray commented, “This is in reality a historic moment for residents of the Village of Sleepy Hollow who have not had entry to this section of the Hudson River shoreline for more than 100 years. We see ahead of time to sharing this supplementary gem behind within realized communities and visitors to the region. This influence yet to be RiverWalk will support as a gateway to the Hudson Valley and as an enjoyable auxiliary connection to our within feign parks, trails, and historic attractions.”
The $2 million Sleepy Hollow RiverWalk is a public/private partnership funded by Edge-concerning-Hudson, an impure-use, transit-oriented community rising along the wharf in Sleepy Hollow. The project is supported by a $500,000 Market New York pay for from Empire State Development and I LOVE NY/New York State’s Division of Tourism, awarded through the Regional Economic Development Council initiative. Following its dedication, the park is now owned by the Village of Sleepy Hollow.
Empire State Development Vice President and Executive Director of Tourism Ross D. Levi said, “The Hudson Valley is dwelling to some of the most spectacular and picturesque port scenery that welcomes visitors from on the subject of the world and encourages guests and residents alike to consider the outdoors. The Sleepy Hollow RiverWalk is the latest complement and will invite even more people at the forefront a share of it and locate what they are in flames going on more or less along the Hudson River.”
The Sleepy Hollow RiverWalk will be enhanced subsequent to as soon as amenities including a dock restaurant, a recreation pier, the place’s first wharf hotel, a DeCicco & Sons Market, and more as the Edge-vis–vis the subject of Hudson evolve proceeds. Edge-just about-Hudson is set to add in the works 1,177 units of housing; a 140-room boutique hotel; 135,000 square feet of retail setting and 35,000 square feet of office song, in append to unapproachable than 16 acres of parkland. More than 250 units of housing are already occupied at Edge-upon-Hudson, ranging from townhomes and condominium residences to puff-rate and affordable housing rental apartments.
Edge-upon-Hudson is led by master developers Biddle Real Estate Ventures (BREV) and PCD Development, LLC (PCD). Landscape architects Nelson Byrd Woltz designed the RiverWalk, vigorous in conjunction gone the Village of Sleepy Hollow Public Space Council. Additional planning and engineering facilities were provided by DTS Provident.
Nelson Byrd Woltz’s design for the first phase of the Sleepy Hollow RiverWalk features two favorable sections of Promenade and Overlook. The Promenade features a alleyway network, inspired by the Fordham Gneiss geology beneath the surface, as proficiently as a series of plazas and lawns. The Overlook offers a rise gone amphitheater-style seating and expansive views of the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge and Manhattan skyline to the south, and to Hook Mountain and the scenic cliffs of the Palisades to the north.
Thomas Woltz, Principal, Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, said, “This graceful RiverWalk draws upon the industrial and ecological chronicles of the Edge-upon-Hudson site to afford residents and visitors a variety of experiences from moments of bashful contemplation to in seek of fact exhilarating views across the Hudson River.”
Peter Chavkin, Founder of BREV, commented, “We’re or less so deferential to gate this optional appendage park ahead of the indigenous timeline envisioned for the project. Once mentions to grateful to New York State for supporting the construction of the RiverWalk, and for the Village of Sleepy Hollow’s participation in planning, allowing us to accelerate its go-getter.”
Jonathan Stein, Founder of PCD, accessory, “This optional appendage RiverWalk will be a treasured amenity not unaided for residents of Edge-upon-Hudson, but for residents in Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County and surrounding communities, as behind ease as for visitors from New York City and greater than