"The Vessel" in Hudson Yards has become the site of at least three suicides since it opened last year.
The 150-foot structure of spiraling staircases is now closed, the New York Times first reported, and its developer on Tuesday confirmed to NBC New York that it is consulting suicide-prevention experts about steps that could limit the potential for future suicides.
The indefinite closure comes after a 21-year-old man jumped to his death, becoming the third person to do so in less than a year.
Just last month, a 24-year-old woman from Brooklyn died by suicide at the Vessel. Before that, a 19-year-old man from New Jersey became the first to take his own life there in February, the Times reported.
If you or someone you know is in a crisis, including at risk of suicide or self-harm, help is available. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Trained counselors are available 24/7.