Newtown Nautical: The Vessels of the Greenpoint Boathouse

11/09/2011 4:00 AM |

The city pledged $7 million for projects in Greenpoint last year, following a 2008 settlement with the state for polluting Newtown Creek while it was upgrading the local sewage treatment plant. Three million of that has been set aside for a boathouse at the end of Manhattan Avenue, which the state finally approved late last month. Here’s what we expect to find there, aside from boring old kayaks.


Illustration by Mike Force