It all began with a question: Why didn’t New York City have a proper memorial to mark the many who had experienced HIV and AIDS in the city over the decades.
Designed by Studio a+i, a Brooklyn-based architecture firm, the memorial will feature an 18-foot steel canopy that will serve as a gateway to the new St. Vincent’s Hospital Park at the intersection of West 12th Street and Greenwich Avenue in the West Village.
In an atmosphere of both celebration and anxiety, a capital campaign for the New York City AIDS Memorial was formally launched at a March 27 press conference…
The New York City AIDS Memorial planned for Greenwich Village has emerged sleeker, lighter, more sculptural and a lot less verdant after months of scrutiny by city agencies.
Team of New York Architects Takes First Place; Jury Selects Three Runners-Up and 12 Honorable Mentions