The Lighthouse Mews is the pedestrian passage on axis with the lighthouse museum entry linking the Fresnel Plaza to the Museum Plaza. The Mews is defined with a grid of lawn panels on one side and English Oak trees inter dispersed with Buoys and benches adjacent to the Historical Lighthouse Wall. The Wall illustrates noteworthy highlights of American Lighthouse history with large bronze plaques on the brick wall of the existing Ferry Repair building. The Museum Plaza is multi use out door Museum exhibit space defined by a diagonal lawn panel terminating on axis with the Spark Plug Lighthouse Amphitheater. The lawn panel creates a passive seating space adjacent to the existing Ferry repair building and seating alcoves. The existing bosque of Honey locust trees are preserved and provide shade for the seating alcoves and lawn area. The Spark Plug Lighthouse Amphitheater is on axis with Pier C and the home of the restored cast iron “Spark Plug Lighthouse”. The Lighthouse is located in a 6 tier terraced lawn amphitheater orientated with views of the Verrazano Bridge, Staten Island Ferry and the New York Skyline. The plaza is completes the connection to Pier C and the rivers edge with a boardwalk.
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