We believe that successful waterfronts begin with sound planning, time-tested urban design and an understanding that the water’s edge belongs to the public.

Spring Matching Gift Challenge

We’re excited to announce that our Board of Directors has generously offered to match every dollar – up to $12,000 – that we raise during our Spring Appeal from now to City of Water Day on July 13th. Please consider a gift to support FBW’s mission and free public programming.

DONATE

Provide your input for the NY/NJ Harbor & Estuary Program’s 2025-2035 Action Agenda on June 26

The New York/New Jersey Harbor & Estuary Program (HEP), funded by the Clean Water Act, is seeking public input and engagement for its 2025-2035 Action Agenda. FBW is partnering with HEP to convene this meeting of New Jersey individuals and civic organizations from the lower Hudson area to discuss issues pertaining to the harbor and estuary such as water quality, ecological health, and public access & stewardship. For all who live, work and recreate on the Hudson River, this is your opportunity to shape the future of our shared waterway.

RSVP

Recent Articles

FBW’s reasons for opposing proposed sculpture for Pier C Park

May 22nd, 2024|Comments Off on FBW’s reasons for opposing proposed sculpture for Pier C Park

The proposed sculpture is incompatible with the original design of Pier C Park  May 21, 2024 Ms. Jennifer Gonzalez Director of Climate Action + Innovation City of Hoboken Hoboken, New Jersey [...]

Seeing Hoboken through Jane Jacobs’ eyes

April 28th, 2024|Comments Off on Seeing Hoboken through Jane Jacobs’ eyes

Her book, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, has influenced generations of urban thinkers and city planners Jane's Walk Hoboken will take place on Saturday, May 4 at 11 a.m.  Click link [...]

What is the key to Hoboken’s success as a vibrant urban community?

April 10th, 2024|Comments Off on What is the key to Hoboken’s success as a vibrant urban community?

A mix of residential and retail uses, high densities, small lot sizes, and rows of buildings hugging front lot lines all contribute to lively, walkable neighborhoods Hoboken Street [...]

Hoboken model to mitigate flooding dependent on massive gov’t support as costs rise and major rain storms intensify

March 31st, 2024|Comments Off on Hoboken model to mitigate flooding dependent on massive gov’t support as costs rise and major rain storms intensify

A $392 million flood wall, now under construction, will protect against coastal storm surge; an additional $100 million has been invested in stormwater retention systems and high-velocity pumps to reduce flash flooding  [...]

Proposals to monetize and privatize portions of Maritime Park run counter to the goal of a truly public waterfront

March 1st, 2024|Comments Off on Proposals to monetize and privatize portions of Maritime Park run counter to the goal of a truly public waterfront

Leasing the Community Hub building to a commercial operator would trigger the referendum requirement  Proposal to “Capitalize on Kayaking” conflicts with the mission of the free 20-year-old kayaking program that serves thousands each [...]

First addition to Hoboken’s linear waterfront park since 2007 at the Weehawken Cove will protect against future storm surges

January 31st, 2024|Comments Off on First addition to Hoboken’s linear waterfront park since 2007 at the Weehawken Cove will protect against future storm surges

Significant progress for Hoboken’s continuous, public waterfront park, first proposed by FBW in 1990, will be made in 2024-2025 FBW | January 31, 2024 Construction of a 2.5-acre [...]