Seaport Series: Repairing the Rift
Saturday, March 15, 2014
When the elevated highway now known as the FDR cut through the South Street Seaport in 1954, it had a profound impact on the feel and flow of the area. OHNY invites you to join WXY Architecture + Urban Design’s Adam Lubinsky and artist and designer Yeju Choi on a walking tour that will explore the proposed site of the Brooklyn Bridge Beach, part of the East River Blueway Plan, and the pop-up participatory installation Catch — & — Release, part of the Design/Relief initiative by AIGA New York, to understand how social and infrastructural strategies for addressing the void created by the FDR can work hand-in-hand to reconnect the neighborhood with its waterfront.
The Seaport Series is a series of OHNY tours and programs that explore the past, present, and future of the South Street Seaport as it transforms itself into one of the most architecturally and culturally vibrant neighborhoods in the city.
Admission $15 OHNY Members / $25 General Admission.
Reservations begin Friday, March 7th at 10 am here.
Rendering courtesy of WXY Architecture + Urban Planning