Hudson Yards Construction Update: A Status Check on the Manhattan Megaproject

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Source: Curbed NY

It’s been a little more than four years since Hudson Yards got its groundbreaking, and in that time, the 28-acre megaproject has transformed the far west side of Manhattan. What was once just rail yards has, in the past couple of years, begun to look like an honest-to-god neighborhood.

Buildings are on the rise (one of them, 10 Hudson Yards, opened last year), there’s a new subway station, and bits of parkland, including the third section of the High Line, are adding much-needed greenery to the once-industrial area...

On the site’s western edge, there’s 35 Hudson Yards, and 55 Hudson Yards. The former, designed by David Childs of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, has thus far risen to its ninth floor; once it’s complete, it’ll stand 1,000 feet tall and have a hotel, apartments, and the first Equinox-branded hotel.

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