The 6th Borough: 9 River-Based Proposals for New York City

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While the waterways connecting the five boroughs of New York City are already home to everything from food-producing barges to boats reclaimed as hotels, they could become an even more productive part of the urban landscape, harnessing clean energy from the tides or hosting floating, human-powered gyms. These 9 river-based proposals include pier-based parks, floating swimming pools that filter river water, and a retro-futuristic vision for an airport on the Hudson.

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