"...the Hudson River Park Act of 1998 doesn’t allow housing in the park — and for a very good reason. This is a park: It’s about open air and unbroken vistas."
Reality Settling In. The Pier 40 Champions plan includes two 22-story residential towers - which would apparently be see through according to the renderings - is be sited at the foot of the West Houston St pier according to the proposal. What little political and public support the plan had is fading fast.
The Villager - Editorial - March 7, 2013