10 Hudson Yards

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Coordinates: 40°45′09″N 74°00′04″W / 40.752500°N 74.001050°W / 40.752500; -74.001050

10 Hudson Yards
10 Hudson Yards New York NY 2014 09 02 03.jpg
(September 2014)
Alternative names South Tower
Coach Tower
General information
Status Under construction
Type Office
Location 30th Street at Tenth Avenue
Manhattan, New York City
Estimated completion 2015[1]
Management The Related Companies L.P.
Oxford Properties Group Inc.
Height
Roof 895 feet (273 m)
Technical details
Floor count 52
Floor area 1,700,000 square feet (160,000 m2)
Design and construction
Architect Kohn Pederson Fox (master planner)
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Main contractor Tutor Perini

10 Hudson Yards (also called the South Tower or Tower C[2]) is an office building currently under construction[3] in Manhattan's West Side. Located near Hell's Kitchen, Chelsea and the Penn Station area, the building is a part of the Hudson Yards project, a plan to redevelop the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's West Side Yards. Because Coach, Inc. is the anchor tenant, the tower is occasionally informally called the 'Coach Tower'; the name is not used in any official documents.[4]

History[edit]

Construction[edit]

Hudson Yards, conceived through a large master plan by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, is expected to consist of 16 skyscrapers containing more than 12,700,000 square feet (1,180,000 m2) of new office, residential, and retail space. Among its components will be six million square feet (560,000 m2) of commercial office space, a 750,000-square-foot (70,000 m2) retail center with two levels of restaurants, cafes, markets and bars, a hotel, a cultural space, about 5,000 residences, a 750-seat school, and 14 acres (5.7 ha) of public open space. 10 Hudson Yards, the first building on the site, is expected to help draw visitors to the area.[5]

Groundbreaking for 10 Hudson Yards occurred on December 4, 2012.[3][2] Foundation work continued through the first half of 2013 and the superstructure work began on the tower in August 2013.[6] During excavation work, 70,000 cubic yards (54,000 m3) of soil have been removed and 11,000 cubic yards (8,400 m3) of concrete have been poured.[7] The contract to construct the tower was awarded to a subsidiary of Tutor Perini in March 2013.[8] The tower is the first tower in the Hudson Yards complex to be built, because it is the only Hudson Yards tower not on the artificial platform over the West Side Yards.[9] As of March 2014, 10 Hudson Yards has risen more than 100 feet (30 m).[10]

The southern facade of 10 Hudson Yards cantilevers over the 30th Street spur of the High Line, and one of the building's entrances is to be located on the High Line.[7] The architects who designed 10 Hudson Yards was Kohn Pedersen Fox.[7][11][12]

Occupancy[edit]

By July 2015, the first tenants are expected to move into the building.[1][7][13] The building is anchored by Coach, Inc., who will have 737,774 square feet (68,541 m2) on floors 9 to 24 within the tower.[14][7] Additional occupants include L'Oreal USA[15][7] and SAP,[7] occupying 402,000 square feet (37,300 m2) and 115,000 square feet (10,700 m2), respectively.[16] Fairway, a locally-based grocer, is expected to build a store in the lower floors of the building, occupying 45,875 square feet (4,262 m2).[7][17]

There will also be retail space at ground level, in the as-of-yet unnamed five-story, 750,000 square feet (70,000 m2) retail building immediately to the north of 10 Hudson Yards, possibly including department stores and a movie theater. The space will be designed by Elkus Manfredi Architects.[18]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Slatin, Peter (4 June 2014). "Veteran Team Designs Tower". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 4 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Hudson Yards Set to Alter Skyline, Transform Neighborhood". Chelsea Now. February 6, 2013. Retrieved June 2, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Hudson Yards Tower Construction Begins With Groundbreaking Ceremony (IMAGES)". Huffingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2014-05-12. 
  4. ^ "NEW YORK | 10 Hudson Yards - Coach Tower | 273m | 895ft | 52 fl | U/C". SkyscraperCity. Retrieved 2014-05-12. 
  5. ^ Volpe, Joseph (May 7, 2014). "New York's next big neighborhood is its smartest". Engadget. Retrieved May 9, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Tijdlijnfoto's - Hudson Yards New York". Facebook. Retrieved 2014-05-12. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h 10 Hudson Yards Fact Sheet
  8. ^ "Tutor Perini awarded contract for Hudson Yards South Tower - New York Business Journal". Bizjournals.com. 2013-03-27. Retrieved 2014-05-12. 
  9. ^ "Hudson Yards Platform Soon to be Underway, Sparking Eastern Rail Yard". Chelsea Now. February 26, 2014. Retrieved June 2, 2014. 
  10. ^ David Levitt (19 March 2014). "New York’s Hudson Yards Starts Next Phase as Deck Begins". Bloomberg. Retrieved 4 June 2014. 
  11. ^ Rosenberg, Zoe (27 May 2014). "Contested Hudson Yards Tower Gets Another New Look". Curbed NY. Retrieved 4 June 2014. 
  12. ^ Volpe, Joseph (May 7, 2014). "New York's next big neighborhood is its smartest". Engadget. Retrieved May 9, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Revealed: 50 and 55 Hudson Yards". Newyorkyimby.com. Retrieved 2014-01-24. 
  14. ^ Weiss, Lois (2014-03-03). "Coach, Inc. buys in to Hudson Yards, claims new home | New York Post". Nypost.com. Retrieved 2014-06-04. 
  15. ^ Weiss, Lois (2014-03-03). "L’Oreal lands at Hudson Yards | New York Post". Nypost.com. Retrieved 2014-06-04. 
  16. ^ "MarketWatch.com". MarketWatch.com. 2013-04-10. Retrieved 2014-05-12. 
  17. ^ "HudsonYards | News and press :: Fairway Market to be Anchor Food Market at Hudson Yards". Hudsonyardsnewyork.com. Retrieved 2014-05-12. 
  18. ^ Voien, Guelda (1 January 2014). "Hudson Yards retail gets underway, with construction and marketing set to begin at Far West Side site this month". The Real Deal. Retrieved 4 June 2014. 

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