There are a lot of exciting new developments in the HY/HK district!
Public sector infrastructure and private sector development has been underway in the area since the rezoning in 2005, with new attractions on the horizon. Scroll down for more information.
Hudson Boulevard Park (Phase I) opened officially on September 13, 2015. It is located between West 33rd and West 36th Streets, mid-block between 10th and 11th Avenues, see park design image to the right. The park is a neighborhood green space for all to enjoy, as well as the setting for the new #7 subway station - with entrances in Blocks 1 (between 33rd & 34th St.) & Block 2 (between 34th & 35th St.).
The mid-block park provides much needed open space for area residents, workers, and visitors. This park offers a variety of activity areas including grassy areas for picnicking or tossing a frisbee, walking paths that meander through the landscape, shady nooks for reading and relaxing, fountains to sit near, play areas for children, and a concession kiosk for refreshments.
In Phase II the park will extend from West 36th to West 39th Street.
Visit the website of the Hudson Yards Development Corporation (HYDC) for more information.
The newest mass transit option for travelling to and from the district opened on September 13th, 2015. It is the extension of the #7 subway train to a new station at 34th Street - Hudson Yards. The entrance to this station is located between 33rd and 34th Street and between 10th and 11th Avenue. There will be a second station entance opening in the future located between 34th and 35th Street and between 10th and 11th Avenue.
Check out the MTA project description on their website.
Newly built high-rise, luxury residential developments will soon be joined by a 46-story, 1.7 million square foot office tower, the first step toward full development of the MTA’s 26 acre Eastern and Western Rail Yard sites.
Hudson Yards is the largest private real estate development in the history of the United States and the largest development in New York City since Rockefeller Center. It is anticipated that more than 24 million people will visit Hudson Yards every year. The site will ultimately include more than 17 million square feet of commercial and residential space in 5 office towers, 100 shops, a collection of restaurants, and approximately 5,000 residences. It will also include 14 acres of public open space, a 750 seat public school, and a luxury hotel.