Stairway to heaven. New York City got its “Eiffel tower»

154 flights of stairs and 2.5 thousand steps-in New York in Manhattan, there is a new art object Vessel. Its creators hope that it will be the glory of the Paris Eiffel tower.

45-meter staircase of glass and steel called Vessel, according to its creators, it is a symbol and an integral part of the “living organism of the city”. The creation of the object took two years. The Grand opening was held on March 15.

In fact, Vessel is an observation deck, reminiscent of a maze. Its diameter at the base is 15 meters, in the upper part-about 46 meters. Each flight of stairs is absolutely identical to the others, which gives the impression of an endless staircase.

Stairway to heaven. New York City got its

For those who will overcome 154 flights of stairs, promise an unforgettable view of the city from different angles. However, for not too sports, as well as for people with disabilities there is an elevator.

Vessel is the main symbol of Hudson yards. The complex is located in an area comparable to the Central Park, and includes restaurants, shopping centers, skyscrapers. The authors of the project hope that Vessel will be popular with residents of the metropolis and tourists as well as the Eiffel tower in Paris.

Author: Flyn Braun
Graduated from Cambridge University. Previously, he worked in various diferent news media. Currently, it is a columnist of the us news section in the Free News editors.
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