The New York Times
Date: 2012-01-30
Author: Robin Finn

Article Mentions
Author, Robin Finn
Mentioned, Robert Hammond
Mentioned, Thelma Golden
Mentioned, Kenneth Cole
Mentioned, Bill Rudin
Mentioned, Michael Arad
Mentioned, Whoopi Goldberg
Mentioned, Brad Hoylman
Mentioned, Friends of the High Line
Mentioned, AMFAR
Mentioned, Kenneth Cole
Mentioned, High Line
Updated, 6:11 p.m. | The winning design for a proposed AIDS memorial park opposite the former St. Vincents Hospital in Greenwich Village was announced on Monday after a worldwide design competition.The selection, called Infinite Forest, by the design firm Studio a+i in Brooklyn, integrates a grove of white birch trees with strategically placed mirrored walls on the 17,000-square-foot triangular plaza. The contest, which challenged designers to combine the tranquillity of a neighborhood park with a memorial component acknowledging the impact of the epidemic that has claimed the lives of more than 100,000 New Yorkers, drew 475 entries from 26 states and 32 countries. Michael Arad, designer of the National September 11 Memorial at the World Tr...(read more)
... Updated, 6:11 p.m. | The winning design for a proposed AIDS memorial park opposite the former St. Vincents Hospital in Greenwich Village was announced on Monday after a worldwide design competition.The selection, called Infinite Forest, by the design ...
... co-founder and executive director of Friends of the High Line; Kenneth Cole, fashion designer and chairman of amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research; the actress and talk-show host Whoopi Goldberg; Thelma Golden, ...
... director of the Studio Museum in Harlem; and Brad Hoylman, chairman of Manhattan Community Board 2. The contest was sponsored by the coalition AIDS Memorial Park.Mr. Arad, a partner at Handel Architects, said the panel reached a consensus on the wi ...


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