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One Mans is an Island

Not all the neighbors love Barry Diller’s Hudson River fantasy.

By Alex Ulam

Credit: Pier55, Inc./Heatherwick Studio
Some argue the funding for the Hudson River Park could be put to better use elsewhere in the city.

Barry Diller is a billionaire who has committed to underwriting the lion’s share of a $130 million plan for the construction of Pier 55, a 2.7-acre island of undulating parkland and performance venues that would rest atop mushroom-shaped pilings in New York City’s Hudson River Park. Continue reading One Mans is an Island