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Exploring New York City’s waterfront

Exploring New York City’s waterfront

For hundreds of years, New York City’s perimeter was working waterfronts, largely industrial, frequently derelict and seedy, more often places to be shunned than explored.

But in recent decades, the roughly 520 miles of coastline in the city has been transformed in many places, as waterside parks have sprung up and crumbling piers have been restored and converted to veritable playgrounds.

To take advantage of the city’s newfound waterfront wealth, here are six suggestions.

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