Never-ending stairway in NY

Soon, our lovely city won’t be the same!

New projects are coming! High Line at the Rail Yards will soon be home to a new artwork thanks to Hudson Yards. This triumph of culture, commerce and cuisine will comprise a 150-ft tall installation with a garden nearby.

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The developers are planning to provide new gathering and meeting spaces for New Yorkers and for tourists. It will cover more than 5 acres, made up of plazas, gardens and groves. Hudson Yards are planning to make it “the largest network of public spaces developed in Manhattan since Central Park.”

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As Thomas Heatherwick, founder of Heatherwick Studio, says the concept was inspired by a discarded flight of wooden stairs he found on a building site during his student days. When completed in 2025, 125,000 people a day will work in, visit, or call Hudson Yards their home.

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What will be there?

The site will include more than 17 million square feet of commercial and residential space, state-of-the-art office towers, more than 100 shops including New York’s first Neiman Marcus, and a collection of restaurants curated by Chef Thomas Keller.

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The urban development will include approximately 4,000 residences, The Shed, a new center for artistic invention, 14 acres of public open space, a 750-seat public school and an Equinox branded luxury hotel with more than 200 rooms—all offering unparalleled amenities for residents, employees and guests.

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The development of Hudson Yards will create more than 23,000 construction jobs. Hope we’ll get this perfect neighborhood, which will be one of the main NY sightseeing for sure!

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