Tour: Pier 35

Looking north towards Pier 35 from the East River Esplanade.

Construction is nearing completion at Pier 35, one of the final components of the East River Esplanade masterplan. Designed by SHoP Architects with Ken Smith Landscape Architects, the eco-park will anchor the northern boundary of the esplanade and feature a walkway with an inclined vine-covered wall that screens the adjacent Sanitation Department shed at Pier 36.

Closeup of the inclined screen wall.

Architect: SHoP Architects; Landscape Architect: Ken Smith Landscape Architect; Engineers: Arup and HDR; Client: Economic Development Corporation; Program: Eco Park; Location: East River Esplanade; Completion: 2019.