Hell’s Kitchen is no stranger to development; the neighborhood—generally considered to be bounded by 34th and 59th streets, and Eighth Avenue and the Hudson River—already has a mix of new high-rises, older walk-ups, and the plethora of car dealerships along 11th and 12th Avenues. Its days as a gang-infested enclave are far behind it, and today the neighborhood is better known for its trendy bars and restaurants, and a thriving LGBTQ scene.
However, the transformation of the neighboring Hudson Yards has ushered in a new wave of development. The area’s proximity to Times Square to the south and Central Park to the north make it attractive to developers and residents alike, as does the fact that it’s not quite as pricey as the neighboring Upper West Side and Chelsea.
For the purposes of this map, we’ve excluded the Hudson Yards area; instead, we’ve focused on 11 new developments just north of the Lincoln Tunnel that are set to transform the area in the coming years.Read More