(11 Mar 2019) Vessel, a climbable sculpture in New York City’s newest neighborhood opens to the public Friday. The 150-feet (46-meter) tall steel structure is made up of 154 twisting flights of stairs.
Vessel is the a highlight of a $25 billion mini-city that has been opening in stages on Manhattan’s West Side.
The development, which includes a hotel, school, a retail mall, restaurants, public plazas and a skyscraper wiath an outdoor observation deck taller than the Empire State Building, is intended to transform what was one of the last underused, industrial stretches of Manhattan into a destination like Rockefeller Center.
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