Architect designs new transit hub straight out of ‘The Jetsons’

By Rebecca Harshbarger
April 15, 2014, New York Post

Two architects have completely reimagined a Queens transit hub with a sprawling, sea creature-like design that includes apartments straight out of “The Jetsons.”

The towering, webbed Urban Alloy Towers, designed by Matt Bowles and Chad Kellogg, rise above the intersection of the Woodside LIRR station and the elevated 7 train stop at 61st Street in futuristic artistic renderings.

The steel structures have luxury apartments on the top floor, as well as space for affordable housing and stores.

The renderings of the vertical transit hub were created for a yearly skyscraper competition by the design magazine eVolo, and recently won an honorable mention. More…

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