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New York City AIDS Memorial Approved by Landmarks

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After almost a year of occasionally hilarious debate about the future New York City AIDS Memorial at St. Vincent's Hospital Park, the agreed upon design from Studio a + i received no opposition from the Landmarks Preservation Commission, who approved the proposal unanimously yesterday afternoon. Studio a + i's Mateo Paiva presented the plans for the "quietly abstract memorial," which will consist of a triangular steel structure covered in vines with a water feature underneath, taking up a 1,600-square-foot triangle in the northwest corner of the park.

· AIDS Memorial coverage [Curbed]
· New York City AIDS Memorial website