Gansevoort Peninsula Park Progresses Along West Village Waterfront, Manhattan

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Construction of the new 5.5-acre public recreation space, Gansbourg Peninsula Park, on the Hudson River waterfront in West Village is underway. Designed by James Cornerfield Operations, commissioned by the Hudson River Park Trust in January 2019, the next green space is next to Pier 53, directly opposite the Whitney Museum of American Art, and features Manhattan’s first public beach.

Photos taken from Little Island near Thomas Heatherwick, along the Hudson River Park, show further work that has been done since the last update in September.

Photo by Michael Young

Photo by Michael Young

Photo by Michael Young

Photo by Michael Young

Several tall metal poles are attached to the western end to support the nets around the soccer field. Mass delivery of rocks and materials continues to build land above sea level around the center of the park.

Photo by Michael Young

Photo by Michael Young

Photo by Michael Young

A low-rise reinforced concrete wall is built on the north side of the building, with a landfill behind it, as seen in the previous rendering, which can act as a retaining wall with a cascade of rocks in contact with the outer waterline. There is sex.

Photo by Michael Young

Photo by Michael Young

Huge stone blocks are scattered across the length of the park, waiting to be installed.

Photo by Michael Young

On the south side of the site is a white rectangular block, part of the sidewalk is made up of tied rebar and imminent concrete injections.

Photo by Michael Young

Photo by Michael Young

The FDNY Marine Company 1 building has a geometrically angled superstructure that secures the north corner.

Photo by Michael Young

The soccer field occupies most of the land, with numerous paths, staircase seats, sandy beaches with children’s playgrounds with additional seats and umbrellas, kayak slips, salt marshes, dog runs, viewing platforms, lush greenery. Surrounded by landscaping throughout.

Along the southern tip of Gansbourg Peninsula Park is David Hammons. The end of the day, The outline of the skeleton of the pier hut built on the site of the pier 52 over the Hudson River. Hammons was inspired by the artist Gordon Matta Clark, who used the original pier as a medium of art in the mid-1970s. The minimalist outdoor work is reminiscent of the New York waterfront past.

Aerial rendering of the Gunsbourg Peninsula by James Cornerfield Operations

Aerial rendering of the Gunsbourg Peninsula by James Cornerfield Operations

Rendered aerial view of the Gunsbourg Peninsula at Hudson River Park

Rendered aerial view of the Gunsbourg Peninsula at Hudson River Park

Rendering High Beaches on the Gunsbourg Peninsula-James Corner Field Operations

Rendering of high beaches on the Gunsbourg Peninsula by James Corner Field Operation.

Rendering of Public Beach on the Gunsbourg Peninsula-James Corner Field Operation

Rendering of a public beach on the Gunsbourg Peninsula by James Cornerfield Operations.

Rendering of Public Ballfields on the Gunsbourg Peninsula-James Corner Field Operations

Rendering of the Public Ballfield on the Gunsbourg Peninsula by James Cornerfield Operations

YIMBY finally reported that the Gunsbourg Peninsula Park is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2023.

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