Manhattan’s Vessel To Reopen After Spate Of Suicides

Gothamist reports:

Vessel, the hulking Shawarma-like installation in Hudson Yards which closed down in January after a spate of suicides there, will reopen this Friday with a few major changes. Visitors will no longer be able to visit Vessel alone—they have to come in groups of two or more—and they are now charging people $10 to enter at most times.

The changes come after three people committed suicide there, including a 19-year-old man from New Jersey in February 2020; a 24-year-old woman from Brooklyn in December 2020; and most recently a 21-year-old person from Texas in January 2021. Employees who witnessed the deaths told news outlets they were traumatized.

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