Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration plans to use federal Hurricane Sandy grants to complete a 13-year initiative to map every building along the city waterfront.
The final leg of the project will cover private, federal and state-owned buildings. The city Economic Development Corporation, which has handled mapping for many city-owned buildings thus far, issued a request for proposals today to find a private firm to wrap up the project. The firm would also have to update all the mapping data collected since 2001. [more]