The conspiracy theory the “Manhattan Project” claims that in 1853 hundreds of acres were developed for a city which still remains 100 feet beneath Central Park.More
Before NYC’s Chelsea Piers was New York’s Ultimate Playground, it was one of the foremost ports for famous ocean liners like the Lusitania, and is even tied to the Titanic.More
Highlights from the pop-up shipping container market at Pier 57, a preview for SuperPier, a $200 million food and retail complex opening in 2015.More
Taking a step back, there was once a day where containerization at the ports was the biggest invention since sliced bread. Kate Ascher in The Works: Anatomy of a City calls it “The Container Revolution.” She states, “because the box can be moved easily from train or truck–or from truck or train to ship–without ever distributing the …More
Pier 57, abandoned for almost a decade, will be revived by 2015. Source: Blouin Artinfo.
Just a few months ago Pier 57 was a floating concrete box that sat abandoned on the Hudson River at the end of 15th Street on the West Side Highway. But with the approval of the city council this …More