Outrageous Skate Park Planned for Under Manhattan Bridge

Architecture for Humanity has asked 9 design firms to dream up an upgrade for Coleman Oval Skate Park, which is located directly underneath the Manhattan Bridge.
October 8, 2011, 9am PDT | Tim Halbur
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Tyler Silvestro at The Architect's Newspaper looks at one proposal, courtesy of Holm Architecture Office (HAO):

"HAO looked to the surrounding Lower East Side and Chinatown neighborhoods for inspiration and the site conditions informed their comprehensive program strategy. Currently shrouded by the massive legs of the Manhattan Bridge, the design seeks to address the park's lack of exposure by providing opportunities for local artists to create murals, signage, and other installations, giving the park local identity."

Lots of pictures over at The Architect's Newspaper.

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Published on Friday, October 7, 2011 in The Architect's Newspaper
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