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Articles about "Hudson Yards"

  • Developments Rising by the High Line By Jonathan Tuason | February 24, 2014

    The Standard Hotel was recently sold for more than $400 million, which works out to approximately $1.2 million per room.  But the hotel, which straddles the High Line, will be joined by new developments that look to the park as a focal point.

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  • The Only Constant in Chelsea Is Change By Stephanie Fujihashi | February 04, 2014

    Ah, Chelsea. From the delicious Saturday brunches at the mom and pop cafes, to the sophisticated art exhibits, to what has become New York’s favorite elevated riverside park, there is something for everyone in this eclectic West Side neighborhood.  

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  • SKY HIGH: The New Exhibit at the Skyscraper Museum By Shwetha Ravishankar | October 24, 2013

    The Skyscraper Museum’s latest exhibit “SKY HIGH & the Logic of Luxury” is on from October all through April of 2014. True to its name, this time round the museum has dedicated an entire exhibit to bring to light the recent proliferation of the slim, super-slim, and ultra-luxurious residential towers that are rising to the skies in Manhattan.

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  • Business Blossoming on Orchard By Peter Black | October 16, 2013

    In early 2012, the New York Times reported that Orchard Street was in the midst of a revitalization. New restaurants and luxury boutiques were replacing garment shops and used furniture stores. More surprisingly, it was becoming an artistic mecca.

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  • The Culture Shed: NYC's Upcoming Modern and Eclectic Artistic Venue By Peter Black | September 26, 2013

    New York City will soon add yet another artistic center to its already lush cultural landscape: the Culture Shed. Although its name is somewhat unambitious, its aspirations certainly are not. At the end of July the city announced that it would provide $50 million for the project.

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  • Is Time Warner Westward-Bound? By Joel Bennett | July 22, 2013

    Earlier this month, Time Warner’s tentative plans for a mass exodus from its Midtown headquarters came to light after the media/entertainment giant entered exclusive talks with Related Construction. The deal hasn’t been officially inked yet, but the move would take the companies operations Westward to Hudson Yards. While it appears to be a win-win for both parties involved, the thought of empty skyscrapers in Midtown is a concern for some.

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  • The Canadians Are Coming… for American Real Estate! By Aby Thomas | June 26, 2013

    Their nationality may be the target of many a joke when they are in the United States, but Canadians seem to be having the last laugh now—at least from the perspective of American real estate. While it is no secret that international buyers account for a huge chunk of real estate sales in America ($82.5 billion, to be precise), it’s interesting to note that our neighbors to the north are the majority in that elite group of foreign investors—the National Association of Realtors says that Canadians make for 24 percent of all international sales in the American real estate market.

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  • The Case for Moving Madison Square Garden By Aby Thomas | May 13, 2013

    On May 22, the Department of City Planning is going to vote on whether Madison Square Garden, one of New York City’s most iconic structures, should be given only 15 more years to operate from its current location over Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan. If the city’s commissioners give the green signal to this proposal, then that means that the “World’s Most Famous Arena” will probably soon have to find a new location to call as its home in the city.

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  • Hudson Yards: The High Line's Final Phase By Thomas Faddegon | March 06, 2013

    In a few years, this image of the future Hudson Yards will be virtually unrecognizable. With typical New York City speed, this 26-acre storage yard for the LIRR will soon be the central plaza of a new series of developments linking together the High Line, Hudson River Park and Hudson Boulevard. The site will eventually host 16 buildings including offices, residences and even a school, while Hudson Boulevard will be extended north to West 38th. Late last year, Related Companies began work on the first building of the project, a 51-story headquarters for luxury-goods maker Coach.

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  • Chelsea: A Manhattan Neighborhood That “Has It All” By Aby Thomas | February 26, 2013

    From art galleries to coffee bars, fashion boutiques to dance clubs, fine restaurants to beautiful parks—you name it, Chelsea has it. Chelsea is one Manhattan neighborhood that truly seems to “have it all.” Now, Fairways, the popular Brooklyn-based grocery store, will become the latest addition to this vibrant neighborhood, with the iconic food market setting up shop soon at the base of the Chelsea Landmark, a 33-story luxury apartment building located at 55 West 25th Street.

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