Harsh Goenka lauds New York ‘s Little island, says ‘Every city deserves a park like this’


Team Udayavani, Sep 8, 2021, 10:35 AM IST

Businessman Harsh Goenka took to Twitter and shared some insight on his perspective on a newly built public park in New York.

He shared pictures of a free public park pier called Little Island constructed within the larger Hudson River Park. The spot has been open to the public since May providing the residents as well as tourists with a unique green space rare for The Big Apple.

Goenka wrote, “Little Island, a new free public park pier opened to the public in New York recently, which will host cultural and educational programmes, largely free of cost. Great concept! Every city deserves a park like this!”

Little Island offers views of the Hudson River on one side and the city on the other.

The island was built on the pillars of the former Pier 54, connected to Manhattan by a walkway that will take visitors from the trendy Meatpacking District to the site where survivors of the Titanic were taken and from where the Lusitania departed.

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