Pier 40 was established through the Hudson River Park Act of 1998. The Hudson River Park Trust, which includes Pier 40, is a partnership between both the City and State of New York to help develop a 4 mile stretch on the West side, waterfront of Manhattan.
New York Engineers help to rehabilitate the Sprinkler System on Pier 40, by means boroscope inspection, ultrasonic testing, and corrosion analysis-which will help to save approximately 70% of piping for re-use. New York Engineers also plans to extend life of the pipe with annual corrosion flushing, all while maintaining full access to the pier.
The story of Bethel Gospel Assembly is one that began with humble beginnings, starting with two young black girls that were denied membership into a New York City church in 1916.
Operating from 1892 until 1954, Ellis Island was the nation’s busiest immigrant inspection station, processing an estimated 12 million people during its 62 years of service, and today nearly one third of Americans can trace their ancestry back to the island.