The inception and history of Pier59 in the early 1900's
Titanic's final destination was to be Pier59 which was owned by the White Star Line. Instead, the Titanic survivors arrived in New York on the Carpathia, a Cunard Line ship. After a brief stop at Pier59 to drop of the lifeboats from Titanic, the Carpathia traveled a few blocks south to dock at the Cunard pier, Pier54. Anxious crowds of people, numbering into the thousands, awaited the arrival of the Carpathia and the news of loved ones.
The Construction and creation in 1993 of the Original