Union Square Sukkahs Finally Revealed

Monday, September 13, 2010

Sukkah of Signs by Rael San Fratello. (Courtesy Sukkah City)

They’re currently in the works in a shop in Gowanus, and we’ll have more pictures come Friday, after the in situ party Thursday night (see you there), but here, finally unveiled, are the dozen winning sukkahs from the first annual Sukkah City competition. We first revealed the impressive project, with the ambition of redefining this ancient Jewish structure, back in May, and last month we dug up the dirt on three of the winners, including preliminary plans for the homeless-sign-constructed Sukkah of Signs above. After the jump are a few more of our favorites, with all of the winners and entrants over on the competition’s site. They’ll be showing up in Union Square a few nights before Sukkot, on Sunday and Monday, with the winner of the People’s Choice sukkah, currently being selected over at New York magazine, staying all week. So go on. Vote already. It’s a mitzvah and’ll do your bubbe proud.

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Log, by Kyle May and Scott Abrahams.

Volkan Alkanoglu’s Star Cocoon.

One Response to “Union Square Sukkahs Finally Revealed”

  1. Eli says:

    What a fantastic way to re-enact an age old Jewish custom. Will there be Kosher food served in the Sukkahs? :) I wouldn’t mind seeing photos of the designs in flesh and skin.

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