▷ Pier 35 in NYC Pier 35 in NYC is a newly developed eco-park located on the often-overlooked section of the East River Esplanade. Designed by SHoP and Ken Smith Workshop, the pier features four wooden swings that were the highlight of my visit. Here’s why Pier 35 is one of the best piers in New York.ContentsAbout Pier 35While it is Pier 17 that attracts most visitors in the area, there is a new pier that has caught my attention.…