The Vessel: a perfect symbol for the grifter capitalism of New York City's privatized Hudson Yards "neighborhood"

Oh no, it’s not for the plutocrats who live and work in this enclave to climb; instead, they’ll observe from their hermetically sealed towers as a constant stream of rubes re-enact the striving and endless climb to nowhere that is the dance of the American temporarily embarrassed millionaire. And they’ll laugh and laugh and laugh …

In a spin on the Facebook business model, if you’re not a museum patron, you’re part of the exhibit.