It is good the BPDA is taking a close look at all options. The most recent Public Private Project proposals for Pier 5 revisited ancient houseboats. They would over 200′ long, 50′ tall of open waterfront. Rob the public of the entire historic Pier 5. Half of the water-sheet between Pier 5 and Pier 4 would would be lost.
The final exploratory RFP is done. The public has spoken. The last structural evaluation (date) Based on outdated structural assessments with a with scope for building versus open public space. The report was made by a regular contractor of the BPDA. outlines many measures and maintenance the pier would need and were never implemented.
Recent Waterfront Request for Proposal