Wacky Idea Proposed For New Roosevelt Island Cantilevered Transit Hub Over East River - With Retail, Food Court, Hotel, Marina & Elevator Access To Queensboro Bridge Too
According to Curbed NY, a proposal for Roosevelt Island by architect Victor Ostojic:Could a glass, cantilevered transit hub make Roosevelt Island more connected to the rest of NYC?https://t.co/yGUGQIseou pic.twitter.com/2Msy9pLazx— Curbed NY (@CurbedNY) April 11, 2017
... imagines a cantilevered, glass-covered ferry terminal on the western side of the island, which would serve as a major transportation hub for the rapidly-developing area...and:
... the cantilevered building would have ground-floor retail, a food court, offices in the middle portion, and a luxury hotel on top. In addition, Ostojic has proposed digging out the island behind this new ferry terminal and creating a marina that would better connect the island to Queens...
Image From Victor Ostojic Via Curbed NY
.. creating elevator access to the pedestrian walkway on Queensboro Bridge....Click here for the full Curbed NY article.
The design reminds one Roosevelt Island resident of Starfleet Academy.
Roosevelt Island is no stranger for wacky ideas by architects.Architect wants to turn Roosevelt Island into something that looks like Starfleet Academy https://t.co/IvxIo2ZEDL h/t @Rooseveltisland— Nick Turner (@SFNick) April 10, 2017
Remember the Dragonfly Vertical Farm
and Trilogy Towers
with East River Pedestrian Bridge?