Foster + Partners and Epstein to Design Port Authority’s Midtown Bus Terminal

 

 

 

The new Port Authority Bus Terminal rendering courtesy of The Port Authority NY NJ

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced the selection of an architectural joint-venture to assist in developing the agency’s vision for a reimagined, state-of-the-art Midtown Bus Terminal. The new terminal replacement project will have expanded capacity to accommodate commuter bus growth through 2050 and also accommodate intercity buses that now pick up and drop off on the streets surrounding today’s outdated terminal. The proposed project will also provide new off-street capacity for buses waiting their turn to pick up and drop off, as well as capacity for storing buses between the morning and evening rush periods.

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‘In Stitches’ by Needle Artist Kevin Lustik on View at Port Authority

 

 

 

Artist Kevin Lustik at New York Port Authority with his exhibition ‘In Stitches’. All images courtesy of the artist.

The New York Port Authority exhibition space can be a delightful surprise. Currently on view we spotted the work of needle artist Kevin Lustik and his exhibit In Stitches, filling the two large glass cases that makeup the exhibition space.

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‘InsideOut: NY Together’ Created a 40-Foot-Wall in Garment District ~ Want Your Portrait Taken? You Have Until October 8th!

 

 

 

Inside/Out on 40th Street between 9th/10th Avenues.

Remember the Garment District Alliance ‘Call for Mural Artists’ in June? Well, The Garment District Alliance (GDA) announced today the launch of Inside Out: NY Together, a public art installation that will transform the wall outside the Port Authority Midtown Bus Terminal in the Garment District into a massive, 40-foot gallery featuring the diverse individuals that make up New York City.

Beginning on October 3, New Yorkers passing through the neighborhood can have their portraits taken, which will be printed in real-time and featured outside Port Authority’s iconic, major transportation hub in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. Presented by GDA in collaboration with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ), Inside Out: NY Together will represent how New Yorkers come from all walks of life, and together, make the city one of the greatest in the world.

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Artist Open Call ~ Beautify the World’s Busiest Bus Terminal ~ NYC’s Port Authority Bus Terminal

 

 

 

Rendering of new bus terminal that will be built to replace the 70-year-old Port Authority bus terminal. Image via Gov Andrew Cuomo

One New York City artist will have the unique opportunity to give the Port Authority Midtown Bus Terminal (PAMBT) a much-needed, major makeover, beautifying the world’s busiest bus terminal for New Yorkers and visitors as they make their return to the city.

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