Under the Sun
Wed December 8, 2010
A Garage That’s All Glam
Developer Robert Wennett wanted to build a garage that would challenge assumptions about what a garage can be, and he wanted to make money off restaurant and retail leases. But he also wanted to create a public space.
Click on the player at the top of this page to hear Ruth Morris’s story about the parking garage the The New Yorker called “almost noble.”
Songs heard in this piece: “If You Don’t Love Me” by Cleaveland Jones and “Cabaret” performed by Liza Minnelli.