New York, New York: Little Island

Manhattan island had no room for a new park, so one was built, with hills and tree groves, atop mushroom-shaped pylons, in the Hudson River. Opened May 2021.

Address:
11 10th Ave., New York, NY
Directions:
Pier 54. At the west end of 14th St., where it intersects the Hudson River.
Hours:
Daily 6am-midnight. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Little Island.

Little Island

At the site of Pier 54, where the Carpathia delivered the Titanic survivors in 1912, is New York City's newest park -- a feat of art and architecture eight years in the making.

From 6 AM until noon you can gain access without a ticket. From noon through the remainder of the day, in an effort to minimize the amount of people on the island, you must present a ticket, which is free and obtained online.

We visited the opening night and, although there were hundreds of people gathered at 8 PM to get onto the island, once on it the crowd quickly dispersed. It is a one-of-a-kind amazing creation!

[Gary Spino, 06/01/2021]

Little Island.

Little Island Pier 54

Amazing, new, exciting, and beautiful pier on the Hudson River at 14th St. It's the pier where the Carpathia arrived with Titanic survivors in 1912. The new three-story park space is offshore, held up by giant mushroom-shaped pylons, and accessible by two ramps. With hills, tree groves, and two amphitheater concert venues.

[Gary Spino, 06/01/2021]

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