Residents Dream of Green Future for Derelict Murray Hill Pier
By Mary Johnson
MURRAY HILL — A decaying pier that stretches along the East River betwen 38th and 41st streets could soon be transformed to house a meandering bike path, community gardens, an urban farm, play areas and art.
The proposal was one the ideas that emerged from a day-long brainstorming session hosted by the Municipal Art Society.
The conference, at NYU Langone Medical Center Tuesday, brought together members of Community Board 6, residents, architects and elected officials to discuss hopes for the 34,000-square-foot pier, previously operated by Con Edison.