Seaglass Carousel | The Team
The SeaGlass story began early this century, when The Battery Conservancy was designing the park’s interior. The southern end of the park needed more light. The design team came up with the idea of an aquatic carousel to conjure The Battery’s history as the first home of the New York Aquarium. SeaGlass was born through the genius of wxy architecture. Inspired by the chambered nautilus, the spiraling pavilion of glass and steel brings art, architecture, and music to children of all ages.
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THE SEAGLASS TEAM

 

SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery was created in cooperation between The Battery Conservancy and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.

 

The following organizations are also part of the SeaGlass team:

 

Architect: WXY architecture + urban design

Production Designer: George Tsypin Opera Factory

General Contractor: Pavarini McGovern

Ride and Pavilion Fabricator: Show Canada

Graphic Design: Doyle Partners

Glass Engineering: FRONT

Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Fire Protection Engineers: Buro-Happold

Civil and Ride Engineers: McLaren Engineering Group

Landscape Architect: Starr Whitehouse

Landscape Designer: Piet Oudolf

Audio Design : Acme Professional / Solotech

Lighting Designer: Technical Artistry New York

Theatrical Electrical Contractor: Quantum Electric

Base Building Electrical Contractor: Arco Electric

Monolithic Curved Glass: Cristacurva

Construction Administration: The LiRo Group

 

SeaGlass is operated by NY Carousel.

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This project has been made possible through a grant from the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, which is funded through Community Development Block Grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. TBC extends a special thanks to New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, LMDC Chairman Joseph Chan, and LMDC President David Emil.