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COASTAL RESILIENCE SOLUTIONS FOR EAST BOSTON AND CHARLESTOWN

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Cities are urgently implementing safeguards against the threats posed by climate change and sea level rise. We hope that the City and State will help the BPDA do the right thing. All together we can advance adaptive urban resilience.  Boston should be inspired by East Boston and New York City. NYC, decided that open parks and activities for the public are more important than buildings blocking the community views and experience.

Pier 5 plays a significant role in both ecological and historic lessons of harbor and the Navy Yard.

Discontinuity between East and Boston. Boston should be inspired by East Boston and New York City. East Boston could be home to an iconic new park by The Trustees that seamlessly integrates into the Piers Park complex, honors its unique location on the Boston Harbor, and serves the East Boston community’s expressed needs. Exposed piers, rocky shoreline, and salt marsh would complement open, flexible spaces for active play and community programming—from movie screenings to gardening classes. The park would provide natural protection against sea-level rise and flooding. NYC, decided that open parks and activities for the public are more important than buildings blocking the community views and experience.

Resilient climate-ready infrastructure with consolidated proactive investment and solutions.

Assuring Climate Resiliency, preservation of marine environment, view sheds, marine life, birds, coral reefs, air quality for the best interest of all. Boston is behind leading global Resilient Cities. 

Boston must ensure that Pier 5 is developed into greenspace, a living shoreline, a climate berm and waterfront park for everyone. Boston should Act on valuable existing plans for all to enjoy.  It would be a landmark event and bolster Boston’s direction and face. For instance, Scape, Natural Based Solutions.

COASTAL RESILIENCE SOLUTIONS FOR EAST BOSTON AND CHARLESTOWN

East Boston could be home to an iconic new park by The Trustees that seamlessly integrates into the Piers Park complex, honors its unique location on the Boston Harbor, and serves the East Boston community’s expressed needs. Exposed piers, rocky shoreline, and salt marsh would complement open, flexible spaces for active play and community programming—from movie screenings to gardening classes. The park would provide natural protection against sea-level rise and flooding.
For instance, Scape, Natural Based Solutions.
At the expense of the BPDA an independent, non-repeat contractor evaluation be done.
2010 Greenway District Planning Study Use and Development Guidelines.

Renderings for Cove Park, Hoboken – nj.com

VALUATION OF NATURAL SOLUTIONS Comparative Financial Feasibility. 

Natural Solutions: https://www.maine.gov/dmr/about/employees.html

Landscape Architecture VISIONS OF OTHER CITIES

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