With a grand and unprecedented presence in the Midtown skyline, Hudson Yards continues to stop tourists and locals alike, as steel and concrete continue rising into the sky. Several days ago, just after dusk, one aspect of the complex caught a few people’s attention by surprise. The Vessel, created by British designer Thomas Heatherwick, seems to have been illuminated for the first time since the 150-foot public sculpture topped-out last year.
Following multiple public bids to update and expand Manhattan’s Frick Collection, the museum will again present development plans to the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) in hopes of approval. Architect Annabelle Selldorf will still oversee design of the expansion in collaboration with architects of record, Beyer Blinder Belle.
Located in the southwest corner of Long Island City, a new, three-story industrial building will take shape along a winding, undeveloped stretch of Newton Creek. The lot measures 37,543 square feet, and is officially zoned for warehouse, storage, and light industrial use.
A temporary steel tent situated on West 31st Street and 10th Avenue will imminently encompass a two-week free exhibition dubbed “Prelude To The Shed,” a preview for the kinds of programs that will soon be performed and showcased at The Shed. Designed by Kunle Adeyemi, with collaboration by artists including Tino Sehgal, William Forsythe, Reggie ‘Regg Roc’ Gray, ABRA, Arca, and Asad Raza, the space emphasizes visual dialogue and an integration of multiple practices within the arts.
New information has been revealed for Related Companies’ 507 West 27th Street, a single-story commercial building rising under the High Line in Chelsea. Thanks to a YIMBY reader, we were provided with an image of a rendering at the site, revealing it has been dubbed “High Line Nine,” for the nine gallery spaces that will be created within.