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This page describes the state of the Manhattan Waterfront Greenway in 2004.  It was developed as an overview of the planning process at that time.  Current information about this and other components of New York City's bicycle network can be found at the Department of Transportation website.  See more information about the Department of City Planning's Bicycle and Greenway Planning program.

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Between West 150th Street and West 163rd Street, next to the Polo Grounds Housing complex, the FDR is at grade and directly adjacent to the river. This setup of the highway makes it incredibly difficult for a greenway to be implemented along the waterfront. While eventually there may be a cantilevered structure here, because of expense and jurisdiction it is not clear when this will happen.

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