Paths to Pier 42
Posted June 26, 2014 at 10:08 am
More public art is on the way for the Lower East Side’s own Pier 42. Chat Travieso, an exercised artist in outdoor works, is bringing his creativity to the neighborhood. His latest project builds on his 2013 Paths to Pier 42 installation, “On a Fence,” which turned a section of the fence enclosing the park into an interactive structure […]
Posted April 28, 2014 at 5:33 am
There is apparently some concern over racial diversity amongst the rank within Community Board 3. A faction of members are reportedly taking Chair Gigi Li to task over alleged racial insensitivity in appointing leaders. Under the bylaws, the Executive Board is comprised of non-elected members chosen by Li herself. This infighting is the latest in […]
Posted December 6, 2013 at 6:10 am
Last night, the Parks subcommittee of Community Board 3 voted unanimously to approve the conceptual proposal for both the Pier 42 “Master Plan” and “Phase 1.” The meeting itself was the culmination of two years’ worth of politics, community outreach, and planning. Signe Nielsen was on hand to provide the necessary updates, as her firm […]
Posted July 19, 2013 at 12:27 pm
Waterfront Park Day at Pier 42 this past May was but an introduction to the interim use planned for the park ahead of redevelopment. Indeed, after months of planning and red tape, the programming component of the Paths to Pier 42 initiative is set to launch tomorrow. Participating artists include Chat Travieso, Interboro Partners, Jennifer Wen Ma, […]
Posted May 6, 2013 at 6:30 am
Pier 42 is finally ready for its interim use, inaugurated over the weekend with a Community Day as part of the New Museum’s Ideas City Festival.
Last modified March 1, 2013 at 12:18 am
The transformation of Pier 42 into park space kicks off May 4, when the northern section officially opens to the public.
Last modified January 17, 2013 at 6:22 am
Downtown denizens might revel in the knowledge that the photogenically decaying Pier 42 will become a public park for the Lower East Side. However, that transformative dream boat is at least five years away from docking.