On May 21, 2021, in the midst of the dark days of the coronavirus pandemic, a new park opened in New York City. Little Island is unlike any other green space in the city: It’s suspended over the Hudson River like, well, a little island. Visitors hugged each other as they entered the park, recognizing the momentous occasion of an addition to the Manhattan coastline. And it also provided a relati
She Built an Island of Green in a Concrete Desert
For landscape architect Celine Armstrong, it represents more than a decade of work and a lifetime of passion.