Continuing today's wall-to-wall Pier 17 coverage, a special Curbed correspondent reveals that General Growth has hired none other than architectural firm SHoP to work on the project. Explains our tipster, "No scheme has been selected yet—Monday's presentation to CB1 will just be to show basic planning issues and ask for feedback. The goal is to tie it in beautifully with East River Waterfront Esplanade."
· Pier 17 Update: 'No Way in Hell GGP Gets a Tower' [Curbed]
· Things Are Looking Up at Pier 17 [Curbed]