30 Jan '17, 8pm

The Pier 55 waterfront park design is getting an overhaul

Opponents of the project see this change as one more reason to ditch the design altogether. “Pier 55 was conceived and sold on the basis of a major sculptural art, so by putting it on a flat base and putting a lace tablecloth around it, the whole thing becomes a parody of itself,” said Michael Gruen, president of the City Club of New York. Other opponents cite environmental concerns and concerns that the park would obstruct the view of the Hudson.

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