Gallery: The Pier 55 waterfront park design is getting an overhaul

The Pier 55 waterfront park design is getting an overhaul

The highly anticipated and controversial Pier 55 may not be as marvelous as expected. A permit modification request discovered by Architect’s Newspaper reveals that the Heatherwick Studio-designed waterfront park is now slated to be smaller and with far fewer “pots” – a key element to the design. The new design will be 2.4 acres and appears to be flatter than originally expected.

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