Hot Air Balloon Park Swing Might Be on NYC’s Horizon

Hot Air Balloon Park Swing Might Be on NYC’s Horizon

The proposed structure would incorporate real-life ballooning equipment and playground features

Janet Burns
  • 5 february 2015

Fans of Long Island City’s Socrates Sculpture Park will soon encounter a fanciful new sight at the conclusion of an ongoing design contest. One contest entrant hopes to outfit the park, which is visible from Manhattan and Roosevelt Island across NYC’s East River, with a floating, whale-sized installation, and thereby delight kids and adults alike.

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