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Mayor scopes out River Project, food hall at Pier 57

Mayor Adams was on hand to give remarks and check out the new facilities at the recent ribbon-cutting ceremony for the renovated ground floor of Pier 57.

Located on the Chelsea waterfront at W. 15th Street, the adaptively reused space includes a food hall and educational facilities.

Bell, yeah! Mayor Adams does the honors at PLATFORM by JBF. (Photo by Caroline Willis/Mayoral Photography Office)

The mayor rang the bell at PLATFORM by JBF, a part of the James Beard Foundation’s Good Food for Good initiative. Per the Web page, “Through rotating chefs-in-residence, PLATFORM by JBF will provide an unparalleled stage for award-winning chefs and emerging talent who are aligned with the foundation’s mission to showcase their work to a global audience. Exciting cooking demonstrations, collaborative dinners, and free and ticketed events, offer food lovers a front-row seat to experience the culinary arts.”

Putting together tasty fare at PLATFORM. (Photo by Caroline Willis/Mayoral Photography Office)

To find out about PLATFORM’s daily programming, check

The Hudson River Park’s Noreen Doyle shows Mayor Adams a display in the River Project’s educational area of Pier 57. (Photo by Caroline Willis/Mayoral Photography Office)
(Photo by Caroline Willis/Mayoral Photography Office)

Adams also toured the River Project’s part of the pier’s educational component. He got some pointers from Noreen Doyle, the president and C.E.O. of the Hudson River Park Trust, which runs Hudson River Park, which contains Pier 57 among its two-dozen piers.

One Comment

  1. lin lin May 2, 2023

    A new food amenity will be convenient there, but more generally, aren’t all these food halls cannibalizing themselves and other eateries?

    The various UrbanSpaces, Eataly, Tin Building, Urban Hawker, etc.

    There is a limit to how many food halls and food places can succeed.

    In the meantime, small shops and local businesses keep disappearing impacted by high rent, chains and e-commerce….

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