Located between the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, The Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park is less than a block wide and about a block and a half long. But here sound is more important than size. This green strip separates The East River from a row of Civil War Era warehouses; and the splash of the waves hitting the shore is amplified by the brick buildings.
Find an empty bit of grass, lay back, close your eyes, smell the salt scent of the sea; magically, you are no longer in the city. But when you look up there are the buildings of lower Manhattan, the gothic spire of the Woolworth Building, the statue of Civic Pride on top of The Municipal Building, and all the less distinctive glass and me...Read More