The Hudson Yards developer Related Companies has persistently ignored demands to raise the height of the structure’s guard rails.
Architects and members of neighboring communities have warned since the 150-foot structure was announced that it posed a high risk.
Police immediately closed the 150-foot-tall structure to visitors on Saturday evening.
The real-estate tycoon has quietly resigned from the institution “to focus on his other philanthropic activities.”
“Masturbation is a great metaphor for the latest wave of development in New York City,” the studio, Wolfgang & Hite, remarked in a statement.
Michael Kors, Vera Wang, and Rag & Bone have withdrawn from New York Fashion Week shows hosted at the Shed, according to the New York Post.
Ushka called out Shed board member and real estate mogul Stephen Ross, who recently came under fire for planning a Southampton fundraiser for President Trump.
A Citylab report claims that Hudson Yards stole funds intended for low-income communities in Harlem by taking advantage of a controversial investor visa program that’s supposed to benefit distressed urban areas.
The stakes could not be higher for the critically panned, $20 billion development. Will culture sanctify this one percenter’s playground?
Influenced by the M.C. Escher-esque designs of Indian stepwells, British starchitect Thomas Heatherwick has unveiled plans for a giant stairway to nowhere in New York City’s Hudson Yards.
It only took a day after Sunday’s opening for a candy bar wrapper to lodge beneath the new wooden bench of the 34th Street-Hudson Yards platform, and vague stains to appear on the station’s light granite floor tiles.