Here are the architecture stories that courted controversy in 2020 December 18, 2020. At least three people have died by suicide at the structure since it opened. Designed by Thomas Heatherwick, the interactive public art piece opened in March 2019 as the centerpiece of the $25 billion Hudson Yards mega-development. The man leaped off the 150-foot-tall structure near W. … A man who jumped to his death from the Vessel at Hudson Yards was wanted for murder in Texas, officials said Tuesday. NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Vessel, the centerpiece at Hudson Yards, is temporarily closed. The 16-storey Vessel viewpoint designed by Heatherwick Studio for New York's Hudson Yards development has been temporarily closed after a … 3 People Have Committed Suicide Prompting Vessel at Hudson Yards to Shut Down By Helen Holmes • 01/13/21 12:20pm People visit The Vessel at the Hudson Yards on December 31, 2020 in … The 15 … The Vessel at Hudson Yards pictured on Oct. 20, 2020. Woman jumps to her death from the Vessel at Hudson Yards December 23, 2020. The Vessel, the 150-foot interactive centerpiece at Hudson Yards in Manhattan, has closed indefinitely following a third suicide on Monday. A man committed suicide at Hudson Yards on Saturday, leaping to his death from the Vessel, a popular tourist attraction at the New York City development. A 21-year-old man jumped to his death Monday from the Vessel at Hudson Yards, authorities said. Back At It Again. A Midtown community board is renewing calls to raise the height of the Vessel's chest-level railings to prevent more suicides. The honeycomb-shaped Vessel … A woman leapt to her death from the top of the Vessel in Hudson Yards on Tuesday morning, marking the second suicide at the landmark this … A spokesperson for Related Companies, the developer of Hudson Yards, told The New York Times that the closure of the Vessel was temporary, and …