When a 2005 rezoning effort led to the creation of Hudson Yards, it was mostly seen as the domain of developers Related Companies and Oxford Property Group—and now that many components of the megaproject have finally debuted, those developers’ buildings are indeed the linchpin of the surrounding district.
But in the nearly 15 years since the rezoning, plenty of other developers have also cashed in on the neighborhood’s development boom. Brookfield is building its mini-megaproject, Manhattan West, across the street from Hudson Yards; Tishman Speyer is moving forward a supertall office building designed by Bjarke Ingels; and Moinian Group has broken ground on its 940-foot office tower, 3 Hudson Boulevard. And that’s not even mentioning scores of smaller projects in development.
This guide offers a fuller picture of how the rezoning has changed the far west side of Manhattan. To keep it concise, we’ve stuck to the boundaries of the Special Hudson Yards District, which roughly runs from 30th Street to 41st Street between 11th and Eighth Avenues. Some finished projects are included, but the list is largely devoted to projects in the construction or development phases.Read More