March/April 2000, p.4

"Cherry Walk" Path on the Hudson Completed

In December, the Parks Department completed the Cherry Walk portion of the Hudson River Greenway between 100th and 125th Street along the Hudson. The path offers spectacular vistas of the river and the George Washington Bridge. Cherry Walk's completion is encouraging, and adds urgency to efforts to complete the Riverwalk path project to the north and south. However, the path emphasizes how the Henry Hudson Expressway has destroyed this gorgeous portion of the waterfront. The finished Cherry Walk is a pleasant enough place to zoom past on a bike, but will probably overwhelm many pedestrians with constant, pounding highway noise.

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