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Mayor Mary Foster talks about areas of future (Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Mayor Mary Foster talks about areas of future improvement during a tour of Peekskill. The city is planning to complete projects on both the waterfront and downtown, with the goal of connecting both areas. (Feb. 27, 2013)

Peekskill plans waterfront and downtown projects

Peekskill Mayor Mary Foster shared with Newsday plans the city has to improve the waterfront and surrounding area, with the aim of unifying the picturesque shoreline with the city's downtown area. (Feb. 27, 2013)

Mayor Mary Foster talks about areas of future
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Mayor Mary Foster talks about areas of future improvement during a tour of Peekskill. The city is planning to complete projects on both the waterfront and downtown, with the goal of connecting both areas. (Feb. 27, 2013)

Mayor Mary Foster talks about areas of future
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Mayor Mary Foster talks about areas of future improvement during a tour of Peekskill. The city is planning to complete projects on both the waterfront and downtown, with the goal of connecting both areas. (Feb. 27, 2013)

The art at the Peekskill Metro-North Commuter Railroad
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The art at the Peekskill Metro-North Commuter Railroad station is a source of pride for local residents and politicians. The city is planning to complete projects on both the waterfront and downtown, with the goal of connecting both areas. (Feb. 27, 2013)

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Mayor Mary Foster drives under the Route 9
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Mayor Mary Foster drives under the Route 9 overpass on Central Avenue, where she would like to see public art installed, during a tour of Peekskill. The city is planning to complete projects on both the waterfront and downtown, with the goal of connecting both areas. (Feb. 27, 2013)

Peekskill's Lincoln Plaza and visitor center is depicted
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Peekskill's Lincoln Plaza and visitor center is depicted in an artist's rendering in the Waterfront District. (Feb. 27, 2013)

A mix of public art is viewable on
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A mix of public art is viewable on the Peekskill waterfront, which is often prone to flooding, especially after rainfall. The city is planning to complete waterfront and downtown projects, with the goal of connecting both areas. (Feb. 27, 2013)

A mix of public art is viewable on
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A mix of public art is viewable on the Peekskill waterfront. The city is planning to complete waterfront and downtown projects, with the goal of connecting both areas. (Feb. 27, 2013)

A mix of public art is viewable on
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A mix of public art is viewable on the Peekskill waterfront. The city is planning to complete waterfront and downtown projects, with the goal of connecting both areas. (Feb. 27, 2013)

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Mayor Mary Foster would like to improve waterfront
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Mayor Mary Foster would like to improve waterfront pathways connecting Peekskill Riverfront Green to the Peekskill Boat Moorings. The city is planning to complete projects on both the waterfront and downtown, with the goal of connecting both areas. (Feb. 27, 2013)

Mayor Mary Foster would like to improve waterfront
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Mayor Mary Foster would like to improve waterfront pathways connecting Peekskill Riverfront Green to the Peekskill Boat Moorings. The city is planning to complete projects on both the waterfront and downtown, with the goal of connecting both areas. (Feb. 27, 2013)

Mayor Mary Foster would like to improve waterfront
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Mayor Mary Foster would like to improve waterfront pathways connecting Peekskill Riverfront Green to the Peekskill Boat Moorings. The city is planning to complete projects on both the waterfront and downtown, with the goal of connecting both areas. (Feb. 27, 2013)

Mayor Mary Foster talks about areas of future
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Mayor Mary Foster talks about areas of future improvement during a tour of Peekskill. The city is planning to complete projects on both the waterfront and downtown, with the goal of connecting both areas. (Feb. 27, 2013)

Peekskill Mayor Mary Foster talks about projects on
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Peekskill Mayor Mary Foster talks about projects on both the waterfront and downtown, with the goal of connecting both areas, while at Charles Point Pier. (Feb. 27, 2013)

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Peekskill has plans for projects on both the
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Peekskill has plans for projects on both the waterfront and downtown, with the goal of connecting both areas. Charles Point Marina is seen here. (Feb. 27, 2013)

Peekskill has plans for projects on both the
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Peekskill has plans for projects on both the waterfront and downtown, with the goal of connecting both areas. Charles Point Marina is seen here. (Feb. 27, 2013)

Mayor Mary Foster talks about recent development, including
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Mayor Mary Foster talks about recent development, including the building of a new Holiday Inn Express at John Walsh Boulevard and Louisa Street, during a tour of Peekskill. (Feb. 27, 2013)

Peekskill Mayor Mary Foster said she would like
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Peekskill Mayor Mary Foster said she would like to see improvement of infrastructure and private property on Washington Street, including something eventually done with the current New York Armory building seen here. (Feb. 27, 2013)

Peekskill Mayor Mary Foster said she would like
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Peekskill Mayor Mary Foster said she would like to see improvement of infrastructure and private property on Washington Street, which she said is a gateway to the city. (Feb. 27, 2013)

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Peekskill Mayor Mary Foster said she would like
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Peekskill Mayor Mary Foster said she would like to see improvement of infrastructure and private property on Washington Street, which she said is a gateway to the city. (Feb. 27, 2013)

Streetlight are seen in downtown Peekskill. The city
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Streetlight are seen in downtown Peekskill. The city is planning to complete projects on both the waterfront and downtown, with the goal of connecting both areas. (Feb. 27, 2013)

Mayor Mary Foster talks about areas of future
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Mayor Mary Foster talks about areas of future improvement and progress already made during a tour of Peekskill. The city is planning to complete projects on both the waterfront and downtown, with the goal of connecting both areas. (Feb. 27, 2013)

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