1. A Handy Way to Navigate the Park

An alley of trees at Hudson River Park

Starting at where the numbered streets begin, if you subtract 40 from the pier number you will get the street number! So for example, Pier 62 at Chelsea Piers is at 22nd Street. This system was deliberately established, and according to William H. Miller, author of The Last Atlantic Liners: Getting There is Half the Fun, it was to make it easy for “passengers, visitors, taxis, freight vans, others” to have the street number.

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