NYC’s Vessel May Close For Good After Latest Suicide

The Daily Beast reports:

A popular tourist attraction in New York City may shut down for good after a 14-year-old boy leapt to his death on Thursday—while his loved ones apparently looked on.

Stephen Ross, the billionaire chairman of The Related Companies, the global real-estate firm that is behind Hudson Yards, says the development’s marquee art installation might close for good following the latest suicide.

“We thought we did everything that would really prevent this,” Ross told The Daily Beast. “It’s hard to really fathom how something like that could happen. But you know, I feel terrible for the family.”

Read the full article. Critics say Related has refused to raise the height of barriers purely for aesthetic reasons.