Pier 1 on Staten Island. NYC Department of City Planning photo.


Party Boats, dinner cruises, fishing and tour boats will be adding Pier 1 on Staten Island to their pickup point locations, which may begin as early as this summer.


St. George from Staten Island Ferry. Photo by InSapphoWeTrust (CC 2.0)


DNAinfo: DockNYC —  run by BillyBey Marina Services and the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance which were selected by the New York City Economic Development Corporation to operate several waterfront spots around the city — added Pier 1 to its locations earlier this month.

Staten Island’s Pier 1 in St. George, formerly known as the Lighthouse Pier. Photo courtesy of the NYC EDC


Pier 1, formerly known as Lighthouse Pier, was historically used for producing and shipping lighthouse lenses worldwide. It was restored by the EDC in 2009, according to the agency. Read more from DNAinfo  here…

posted by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee