This guide explores New York City’s exciting new public space from top to bottom, inside and out, and from beginning to completion.

A public space like no other, the staircase was designed by the award-winning Heatherwick Studio to give New Yorkers and visitors a unique vertical experience. In this book, readers can witness every part of its development, from initial designs to the finished structure. They’ll learn why and how the staircase came to be and the significanc