- NRA Waterfront Plans
Waterfront plan praised, criticized
New plan for Newburyport waterfront unveiled
NEWBURYPORT -- The Newburyport Redevelopment Authority last night unveiled a tentative outline for changing the look of the central riverfront, with planners envisioning more green space and two commercial buildings -- and the retention of up to 70
Newburyport Redevelopment Authority: A timeline
The Newburyport Redevelopment Authority has been in existence since the early 1960s, charged with restoring the city's historic downtown and redeveloping its waterfront.
The downtown restoration was a success, but the waterfront has been a different story. There have been numerous attempts to develop the land, all unsuccessful. Here's a timeline of key events in the NRA's efforts to develop its land.
Parcel 8: Urban renewal's only new building
Newburyport's claim to fame is the restoration of its historic downtown buildings, but there is one piece of new construction in the 22-acre urban renewal area.
Third time not the charm for Newburyport waterfront
The Newburyport Redevelopment Authority’s third — and so far final — attempt to develop the central waterfront turned into a protracted war of attrition that, like the two previous efforts, ended in failure.
- 37 years later, waterfront's woes remain unresolved
- Waterfront plan praised, criticized
Plane through: Cessna lands on Houston golf course
The Cessna 170 was expected to be moved from Hermann Park on Tuesday. The unplanned landing of the single-engine plane happened Monday night on a flight from Lafayette, La.
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