Suicide Of 14-Year-Old Boy, 3 Others Prompts Design Changes At NYC Tourist Attraction
The suicide of a 14-year-old boy at the Vessel, a spiral staircase attraction in New York City, on Thursday has sparked calls for developers to install higher barriers on the walkways, The New York Times reported.
The Hudson Yards honeycomb-like structure had reopened only two months prior with design changes meant to dissuade potential suicides, according to the New York Times. Thursday’s tragedy marks the fourth suicide at the Vessel in a year and a half.
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