Bronx River Alliance Concrete Plant Park Cleanup

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    Concrete Plant Park (South Bronx): The Bronx River Alliance worked with artists Sohhee Oh, Lovie Pignata, and Moses Ros to create a communal bench, tile installations, and 14 flags that span the length of the park. The artists participated in three community engagement events, including a workshop in which residents helped paint the flags.

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  • Bronx River Cleanup – United By Blue

    Bronx | New York DateOctober 6, 2018 Haul1,121.5 lbs. On October 6th, 2018, United By Blue, Bronx River Alliance, and NYC Parks joined forces for a cleanup of the Bronx River in Concrete Plant Park! With a crew of 92 volunteers, the team was able to pick up 1,121.5 lbs. of …

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  • Restoring the Bronx | Vanity Fair

    Apr 05, 2008 · Concrete Plant Park, then and now. Photograph courtesy Bronx River Alliance . Right: The restoration of the Bronx River all started with the simple idea to clean up the river. But as the

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  • Restoring the Bronx | Vanity Fair

    Apr 05, 2008 · Concrete Plant Park, then and now. Photograph courtesy Bronx River Alliance . Right: The restoration of the Bronx River all started with the simple idea to clean up the river. But as the

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  • Hunts Point Express – Bronx River Alliance

    The new Bronx River Foodway at Concrete Plant Park just wrapped up its inaugural season of planting and public programming, leaving behind more than 4,000 individual plants spanning over 50 species and a third of an acre of seeded meadow stretching along the Bronx River. Pollinators, native grasses, medicinal plants, […]

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  • archtober.org

    Bronx River Alliance. Join us on Friday, October 8 for a Free Community Paddle at the Concrete Plant Park boat launch from 10am to 2pm. This is a great activity for beginners and families to join. Waves of paddlers will spend about 30-45min on the river, in order to maximize the number of community members able to participate in this event.

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  • Hunts Point Express – Bronx River Alliance

    The new Bronx River Foodway at Concrete Plant Park just wrapped up its inaugural season of planting and public programming, leaving behind more than 4,000 individual plants spanning over 50 species and a third of an acre of seeded meadow stretching along the Bronx River. Pollinators, native grasses, medicinal plants, […]

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  • Concrete Plant Park - Bronx River Alliance

    A unique partnership between local community organizations and NYC Parks led to the transformation of an abandoned concrete plant into this waterfront park and link in the Bronx River Greenway. Today, Concrete Plant Park is a popular location for fishing and for launching canoe trips in the river's estuary.

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  • Bronx River Alliance — Anthropocene Alliance

    "NYC Parks, Bronx Zoo, NYSDEC & Partners add Alewife fish to Bronx River", Bronx Times, 4/8/21. "NYC's "Cycling Boom" Gets Boost With Several New Public Projects" The Gothamist, 3/06/2021 . DOH & DOT install mural at Concrete Plant Park northern entryway – Bronx Times 1/13/21

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  • Bronx River Alliance Cleanup at Concrete Plant Park 3/17

    Mar 16, 2012 · Bronx River Alliance Cleanup at Concrete Plant Park 3/17/12. Come join the neighborhood for the first "Spring Cleaning" in our 2012 season at Concrete Plant Park and learn other ways to contribute to the beautification of your park, river & neighborhood! March 17, 2012 (10am-3pm)

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  • The Origins of Concrete Plant Park: A story of hope

    Jul 24, 2020 · July 24, 2020. The story of the Bronx River is one of a community effort to revitalize mass urban decay and reclaim the river and its waterfront. Concrete Plant Park, located in Longwood between Westchester Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard, is a primary example of this tale. Concrete Plant Park was (as the name indicates) originally just a concrete plant.

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  • Bronx River Alliance - Welcome!

    River House is a cutting-edge environmental learning laboratory and home for the Bronx River Alliance. Make an impact on the Bronx River, play a role in the river restoration. Become a Bronx River Champion! Lead a new mural project in Concrete Plant Park.

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  • Center for Community Development and Planning | Youth

    Concrete Plant Park. One of the sites included in the Bronx River Greenway is the Concrete Plant Park. When the City was going to sell the abandoned concrete plan to a private developer, YMPJ worked with other local groups to prepare a community supported alternative and fought vigorously to get the city to turn the site into a public park.

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  • International Coastal Clean-Up 2017 - Bronx River Alliance

    Sep 18, 2017 · For the 6th consecutive year REI, the Bronx River Alliance & the Friends of Soundview Park came together to host one of our biggest volunteer projects of the year, International Coastal Clean-up 2017. We are proud to share that 100 volunteers joined us and picked up 63 bags of trash totaling over 1,000 pounds of debris.

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  • Bronx River Cleanup – United By Blue

    Bronx | New York DateOctober 6, 2018 Haul1,121.5 lbs. On October 6th, 2018, United By Blue, Bronx River Alliance, and NYC Parks joined forces for a cleanup of the Bronx River in Concrete Plant Park! With a crew of 92 volunteers, the team was able to pick up 1,121.5 lbs. of …

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  • Bronx River Cleanup – United By Blue

    Bronx | New York DateMarch 25, 2017 Haul3,479 lbs. On March 25th, United By Blue joined forces with the Bronx River Alliance and 61 volunteers for a cleanup of the Bronx River at Concrete Plant Park to kick-off the 2017 cleanup season in NYC! Originally, a source of …

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  • Places to Go and Things to Do at the Bronx River Greenway

    To help clean up the river, we restored the Soundview Park salt marsh at the mouth of the Bronx River. The salt marsh filters out harmful pollutants, while providing a healthy habitat for fiddler crabs, mussels, fish, and birds. Head out on the trail and experience its calming, waterfront scenery and a surprising view of Manhattan's skyline.

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  • Bronx River Current - September 2021 | The Bronx Chronicle

    Sep 10, 2021 · At Concrete Plant Park on Friday, September 10 and September 24 from 10 AM to 2 PM. Please note that this event is first come, first served, and no pre-registration is required. Come out on Saturday, September 18 to paddle the tidal section of the river and enjoy its …

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  • Concrete Plant Park : NYC Parks

    Site of a concrete plant from the late 1940s through 1987, the land that is now Concrete Plant Park was acquired by Parks in 2000. In close partnership with community organizations and public agencies, the Parks Department and the Bronx River Alliance began the revitalization of this formerly abandoned site through re-establishing salt marshes on the riverbank once strewn with trash and tires, as well as …

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  • Before They Were Parks : NYC Parks

    Concrete Plant Park, Bronx. The western side of the southern portion of the Bronx River was used by the Transit Mix Concrete Corporation from 1945 to 1987 as a concrete plant. The abandoned eyesore was saved from the auction block and redirected to park use by a community-based effort led by Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice and the Point

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