Select PortSide testimony submitted to the City Council Waterfront Committee
3/16/12 "Transforming NYC's Waterfront - one year update on Waterfront Action Agenda (WAVES). PortSide led an effort to have this hearing have a major focus on the needs of historic vessels in NYC. Here is PortSide testimony, and see our blogpost for more testimony about this hearing which generated much impassioned advocacy on behalf of historic ships.
“This is the generation that will be known as the generation that rethought the city’s relationship to the waterfront. We have an opportunity to get it right, and we think that a cultural center like PortSide with a home on the working waterfront will be a great place to do that.”
— Tim Ventimiglia, Museum Designer advising PortSide
Creating a maritime center that demonstrates a new way to bring urban waterways to life.
We won a White House award and honors from the NYS Senate for our hurricane Sandy recovery work.