Phase 2 of development at Hudson Yards is the Western Yard, occupying the area from 11th to 12th Avenues between West 30th and West 33rd Streets. Upon completion, the Western Yard will include approximately 6,220,000 square feet, incorporating several residential towers, an office complex and a school serving K-8th grade students.
OFFICE 2,000,000 SF
RESIDENTIAL : 4,000,000 SF
RETAIL : 100,000 SF
SCHOOL: 120,000 SF
The High Line elevated park frames the Western Yard and terminates at 34th Street. This is the only section of The High Line to descend to street level, where pedestrians have easy access to ground transportation and the No. 7 subway station.
The use of Calatrava and Gehry really makes that proposal dated. Stern is only just hitting his stride right now. Along with his firm, I’d like to see a proposal with more NYC designers like Adjmi, Pennoyer, Tamarkin, Roman & Williams, Shop, and Cook Fox.