|Design chosen for NYC AIDS memorial park|
This artist's rendering provided by the AIDS Memorial Park shows "Infinite Forest," the winning design for the proposed New York memorial. The design, by studio a+i of Brooklyn, N.Y., was selected from more than 475 entries. AP Photo/studio a+i via AIDS Memorial Park, Guillaume Paturel.
NEW YORK (AP).- A design called "Infinite Forest" is being proposed for an AIDS memorial park in Manhattan's Greenwich Village.
The design by a team of architects at Studio a+i features groves of trees and mirrored glass surfaces.
It won a competition held by a group campaigning to place a memorial in a triangle across from the former St. Vincent's Hospital.
The Rudin Management Company, which bought the land after the hospital's bankruptcy, has already received partial city approval to place a park in the space. If the plans are changed substantially, that approval process would have to begin again.
Bill Rudin says the park design on track for approval allows for a commemoration of those impacted by AIDS. He says his company will continue working "with all stakeholders."
Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.
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