Chelsea Piers as seen from the air. Pier 62 is on the left, with the driving range of Pier 59 partially visible on the right
1860 map showing Thirteenth Avenue between West 12th and West 19th Streets
Chelsea Piers from the West Side Highway
West Washington Market on the Gansevoort Peninsula, on a map published in 1904
Golf club entrance
13th Avenue as seen from the north in 2008, with World Financial Center in background
The RMS Carpathia at Pier 54 after the RMS Titanic rescue
Gansevoort Peninsula cleared (2018)
The archway is the only remaining identifiable piece of the pier
Pier 54 in 2012
The RMS Lusitania at Pier 54
Chelsea Piers and Lusitania about 1910
The archway of Cunard Pier 54
View of Chelsea Piers and Venus Mural

The avenue was later removed in the early 20th century to make way for the Chelsea Piers.

- Thirteenth Avenue (Manhattan)

New York City solved the problem in an unusual way by actually taking away a block of land that was the 1837 landfill that extended Manhattan to 13th Avenue.

- Chelsea Piers
Chelsea Piers as seen from the air. Pier 62 is on the left, with the driving range of Pier 59 partially visible on the right

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Looking east across lower Manhattan, from the middle of the Hudson River just north of Christopher Street in the West Village, circa 1932-1933

Hudson River Park

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Waterside park on the North River that extends from 59th Street south to Battery Park in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

Waterside park on the North River that extends from 59th Street south to Battery Park in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

Looking east across lower Manhattan, from the middle of the Hudson River just north of Christopher Street in the West Village, circa 1932-1933
The Hudson River Park near the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
Pier 76 open in June 2021
Three visitors sunning in the park
Hudson River Park at 46th Street
Hudson River Park with Empire State Building in the background
Pier 84
2017 terror attack in Hudson River Park
Permanent safety bollards were installed in Hudson River Park's bike path following a series of deadly incidents.

A new plan for development was announced in 1992 by then-Governor Mario Cuomo and then-Mayor David Dinkins, targeting Pier 76 opposite the Javits Center, Chelsea Piers, and Pier 40 as key locations for commercial development that would support the park.

Piers 52 and 53 were formerly a New York City Department of Sanitation facility.