Hudson Yards is a new neighborhood in West Side of Midtown Manhattan, located between 10th and 12th Avenues, from West 30th to West 34th Street. It is home of shops, offices, restaurants, bars, residences, public art and cultural institutions. There are 14 acres of public squares, gardens and the Equinox Hotel.
It takes its name from the MTA rail yard along the Hudson River. Construction on the platform began in 2014. Several skyscrapers have been completed or are under construction. It is the largest private real estate development in New York since Rockefeller Center.
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To build the first half of Hudson Yards, a 10-acre “platform” was constructed over the Eastern Rail Yard of the Long Island Rail Road. It supports more than five acres of open space, four towers, a cultural center and one million square feet of shops and restaurants. Map courtesy of Hudson Yards.
View of Hudson Yards, looking south from the number 7 subway station, in Manhattan (photo courtesy of Hudson Yards).