Little Island @Pier55

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Bridge entrance with pots, trees and water in the background
View from the South Bridge Entrance. Photo by Max Guliani from Hudson River Park.
Little Island's signature pots photographed from the water
Little Island's signature pots photographed from the water. Photo by Max Guliani from Hudson River Park.
The Amph, one of the performance spaces in Little Island with water in the background
The Amph, one of the performance spaces in Little Island. Photo by Max Guliani from Hudson River Park.
The playground under construction with pots, trees and buildings in the background
A view overlooking the playground. Photo by Max Guliani from Hudson River Park.
Trees on the construction site.
The first 12 trees were planted on Little Island in March. Photo by HRCG.
A tree being transported on a truck.
The trees reach 20-25 feet high. Photo by HRCG.
A tree being lifted by a crane.
Trees were lifted into the air by an onsite crane, and planted on top of a concrete tulip pot. Photo by HRCG.
Two trees being planted in the construction site.
Landscape architecture firm MNLA led this planting effort along with installation firm BrightView. Photo by HRCG.
Accessway bridge leading up to the park structure.
View of the trees from the South Bridge entrance to the park. Photo by HRCG.
A tree in the foreground, against the New York City skyline,
Looking south from the park, a view of Lower Manhattan. Photo by HRCG.
Concrete pot structures in the water.
A view of the concrete tulip pots at the southwest corner of the park, from the water. Photo by HRCG.
Concrete pot structures in the water.
A closeup of the concrete tulip pots emerging from the water. Photo by Timothy Schenck.
A corner of the park's concrete structure over water.
The southeast corner of the park under construction. Photo by Timothy Schenck.
Concrete pot structures with steel reinforcements.
Steel rebar helps to reinforce the concrete pot structures. Photo by Timothy Schenck.
A crane and two concrete pots on the construction site.
A close-up of the concrete tulip pots on the site. Photo by Timothy Schenck.
A wide view of the park with a walkway, a woman and a dog in the foreground, two cranes in the background.
A view of the park from the esplanade. Photo by Timothy Schenck.

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