Pier 57 has been in development the past three years, being transformed by Youngwoo & Associates (YWA) innovative design. Features include a year round open air market, organized by Urban Space Management (USM) and a outdoor film venue by Tribeca Film Festival. Complete project details are located here.
The revitalization has attracted millions of visitors, however the NY Times points out there are new challenges that will face the future development of Hudson River Park.
A good question is posed that should be considered when we re-design and planning our future cityscape. How do we ensure proper funding for maintenance to prevent potentially future deteriorating infrastructure and landscapes?