LPC Approves Plans for Governors Island

By: Scott Henson

East, Ticker | Tuesday, February 7, 2012 | Tom Stoelker.

Pentagram's Welcome Wall at Soissons Landing. (Courtesey West 8)

In a unanimous decision, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved the first phase of plans by the Trust for Governors Island to restore and revamp the island. The vision includes a paisley-like landscape by West 8 on the terrace in front of McKim, Mead and White designed Liggett Hall. Way-finding by Pentagram and lighting by Susan Tillotson also made the cut. For a detailed breakdown of the designs click here.

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