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Public Engagement Opportunities

 

The WAVES project will gather input from stakeholders and the general public including residents, property owners, business owners, and community organizations as outlined in the Community Participation Plan. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most public events will be held remotely using virtual tools and platforms. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication during public engagement activities events is encouraged to notify the City in advance. Please contact the City of Albany Planning Department at dpd@albanyny.gov or by phone at (518) 465-6066

4 Open Engagement Opportunities:

Open June - Dec 2021.

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Public Survey:
South Waterfront District (S-BOA)

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Public Survey:
North Warehouse District (N-BOA)

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Public Survey:
Albany Waterfront Survey (LWRP)

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Interactive Map:
Albany Waterfront (LWRP)

Two ways to share your ideas for Albany's waterfront:

1. Add a comment to the interactive map below. Comments might relate to parks and open spaces, transit, public infrastructure, water-dependent uses, or other types of development.

 

2. Take the Albany Waterfront Survey - open through July 31st. Scroll down for link.

Get Involved

   UPCOMING EVENTS 

3 Public Surveys

 

** Deadline Extended to July 31st **

Share your vision for Albany's Waterfront areas by taking the public surveys open now through July 31st  

    1.  Albany Waterfront Survey (LWRP)

    2.  North Warehouse District Survey (N-BOA)​

    3.  South Waterfront District Survey (S-BOA)

Informational Video on the 3 Public Surveys:
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LWRP Albany Waterfront Survey 

Closed (June - Dec 2021)

This survey gathered input on the vision for Albany's entire Hudson Riverfront area, including specific questions related to the waterfront's four sub-areas:

 

Port District   |   South End sub-area   |   Downtown sub-area   |   North Broadway sub-area   

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LWRP sub-areas

The public was invited to share their vision for some or all of these areas. The survey will inform the update of Albany's Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP). It will be the first of several opportunities for public input on the update.

Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) Map & Survey

What is your vision for Albany's Waterfront? 

Albany is updating it's Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) with a refreshed vision for the Hudson River waterfront and  proposals for how to achieve it. The LWRP encourages public access to the waterfront, natural resources protections, and economic development.

Two ways to share your ideas for Albany's waterfront:

1. Add a comment to the interactive map below. Comments might relate to parks and open spaces, transit, public infrastructure, water-dependent uses, or other types of development.

 

2. Take the Albany Waterfront Survey - open through July 31st. Scroll down for link.

LWRP Interactive Map

Add your comment and read what others had to say

Having trouble viewing the map? Click here to open map in a separate window.

North Warehouse District BOA (N-BOA) Redevelopment Survey

Closed (June - Dec 2021)

This survey gathered public input on the vision for Albany's North Warehouse district to inform the North Warehouse Brownfield Opportunity Area program nomination study (N-BOA).

The Brownfield Opportunity Area program provides communities with financial and technical expertise to revitalize areas that are vacant or underutilized, including brownfield properties. As part of the N-BOA, the City will complete an in-depth analysis of existing conditions and potential redevelopment scenarios for an approximately 102-acre area of the North Warehouse District near the Hudson River: 

Map of the North Warehouse BOA:

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This will be the first of several opportunities for public input on the N-BOA planning process.

South Waterfront District BOA (S-BOA) Redevelopment Survey

Closed (June - Dec 2021)

This survey gathered public input on the vision for Albany's South Waterfront district to inform the South Waterfront Brownfield Opportunity Area program nomination study (S-BOA).

The Brownfield Opportunity Area program provides communities with financial and technical expertise to revitalize areas that are vacant or underutilized, including brownfield properties. As part of the S-BOA, the City will complete an in-depth analysis of existing conditions and potential redevelopment scenarios for an approximately 23-acre area on the Hudson River: 

Map of the South Waterfront BOA:

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This will be the first of several opportunities for public input on the S-BOA planning process.