May 11, 2010

Big Changes Along The Hudson River

About twelve years ago, the Hudson Riverfront was lined with abandoned and decaying buildings.  Today, where collapsing docks and industrial structures once stood, there are now more than 100 acres of lawns, trees, playgrounds, piers, and paths for the public to enjoy.  Hats off to Friends of Hudson River Park for this amazing transformation, thus far.  Three years ago, we at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, hosted a gala for this organization and I was actually presented with an honor.  Again, we were more than happy to host this year’s gala, which was held last week and began with a cocktail reception in the park.  Cocktails were served in the Lynden Miller Garden at Chelsea Cove, which opens to the public in June.  It’s been so exciting to watch these great changes taking place and we continue to work hard on raising funds to complete the construction of the fabulous Hudson River Park.