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New York governor Cuomo unveils revitalisation plan for Erie Canal

1 month ago   |   By Dezeen

New York governor Andrew Cuomo and UK firm Buro Happold have revealed a masterplan to overhaul the state's Erie Canal with public parks, residential areas and commercial hubs.
The Reimagine the Canals Task Force Plan , unveiled this week at Cuomo's annual State of the State address , is a $300 million proposal to revitalise the man-made Erie Canal that crosses through the state.
Buro Happold Engineering has served as lead consultant for the project and produced the report, while New York landscape architecture firm Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates has provided conceptual designs.
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