Miracle on 34th Street as Platform Turns into Pop-up Spa
Improv Everywhere set up a luxury sauna at a New York Subway Station
A subway station isn’t a place you would normally get a hot stone massage but, this summer, lucky commuters were offered spa treatments at 34th Street Herald Square. Performance group Improv Everywhere took advantage of the sweltering heat to set up a pop-up sauna on the platform, complete with towels, sauna benches, massage tables and a steam room.
The group, which describes itself as “a New York City-based prank collective that causes scenes of chaos and joy in public places”, chose to create the latter on NQR platform on 34th Street last week. Director Charlie Todd explained in a release: