Articles on Pier 55

Pier Pressure: Pier 42 Gets New Renderings and Pier 55 Still Looks Good

Pier 42 Rendering looks great for the Lower East Side

Rendering via The Broadsheet

Whereas Pier 55 and Pier 47 (Superpier) have taken center stage among NYC’s pier redevelopment projects, Pier 42, the redesign of which has been on ice for awhile, may soon transfporm into a beautiful public space for the Lower East Side. During a meeting only a couple weeks ago, The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation planned to allocate $17 million for its redevelopment, with $7 million for the first phase.

Pier 55’s Futuristic Floating Park

View of Pier 55 from esplanade looking west

Long awaited renderings have finally been revealed for Pier 55’s futuristic park above the Hudson River near Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood. The park is the collaboration of designer Thomas Heatherwick and landscape architecture firm Mathews Nielsen, who unveiled updated renderings and new details last week.