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New Marina Opens at Stamford's Harbor Point

The full service marina, built on a former brownfield that was cleaned up with help from the Army Corps of Engineers, reportedly provides 40 new boat slips on Stamford Harbor.

and representatives from developer reportedly held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday to celebrate the opening of the new North Marina on Washington Boulevard.

The new North Marina is part of 's ambitious Harbor Point revitalization project which involves redevelopment of five separate sections of Stamford’s South Side totaling about 80 acres. Once completed it will feature more than 6 million square feet of residential, retail, office and hotel space, as well as 11 acres of new parkland.

The full service marina, built on a former brownfield that was cleaned up with help from the Army Corps of Engineers, provides 40 new boat slips on Stamford Harbor, according to a report in the Stamford Advocate.

As part of the marina project, BLT has constructed a quarter-mile-long public boardwalk that leads to a five acre public park on the water, according to the report. BLT officials said the project will give Stamford residents much-needed additional access to the waterfront.

Meanwhile BLT contractors are reportedly preparing the former Yacht Haven boatyard, to the south, .

For more, check out the Stamford Advocate report.

Bobbie June 10, 2012 at 08:26 PM
Does the author mention how many slips and services were closed after Brewers closed and that this new yard is temporary? Patrick Barnard should cover the story instead of just paraphrasing the press release. Really, Patrick, there is a story here.
Stephen Petri June 10, 2012 at 08:27 PM
Great, more boats in the water but STILL no place to repair, maintain, or winter store them since BLT broke the development agreement and destroyed, Yacht Haven, Stamford's last working boat yard.

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