Thursday, February 24, 2011

A Couple Waterfront Milestones for 2011

May 1:
3oth Anniversary of founding of The Waterfront Center in Washington, D.C. as a non-profit educational entity recognized by the IRS as a tax-deductible organization.

July 1:
Deadline for postmarks on entries into the Waterfront Center's annual "Excellence on the Waterfront" awards program for built projects in nine categories, comprehensive plans, grassroots citizen efforts and student work.

In other news...

Full Speed Ahead for Urban Waterfronts 2011 - "Thirty Years and Counting"
  • Program lineup of topics announced on the website: Persons interested in taking part in the program should e-mail: and outline what they would contribute to the panel of their choice, their background, etc.
  • The Finale Speaker has been selected! Details to be announced.
  • The Gala Dinner will be held Friday evening, October 28, at Battery Gardens Restaurant in a private room, with seating limited to 250. All New York area award-winning efforts over the years will be saluted in a special ceremony. Winners of the 2011 "Excellence on the Waterfronts" will receive special recognition and a champagne toast. The committee and special speaker for this honorary dinner has been determined.