Winter is coming: Rockwell Group to build pop-up “village” at Pier 17

The temporary project will include a 5K+ sf skating rink

TRD WEEKEND EDITION /
Sep.September 22, 2018 12:10 PM

(Credit: Rockwell Group courtesy LPC, illustration by Wons Noj via Wikimedia Commons)

The revamped South Street Seaport district will soon be a year-round hub — at least this coming winter.

Rockwell Group got approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission earlier this week to build a pop-up “winter village” on top of Howard Hughes Corporation’s Pier 17 development, according to Architect’s Newspaper. The project includes an ice rink, a warming hut, restaurants and cafes.

HHC has been signing leases with major chefs and ESPN over the past several months and the $731 million redevelopment is due to open next year.

The developer’s plans for the pier’s 1.5-acre rooftop has generated controversy with neighbors in the past after news of a 4,000-seat venue for concerts came out. [Architect’s Newspaper] —Erin Hudson


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