30 Hudson Yards
|30 Hudson Yards|
30 Hudson Yards (center), with other Hudson Yards towers
|Alternative names||North Tower|
|Location||33rd Street and Tenth Avenue
Manhattan, New York City
|Estimated completion||2018 or 2019|
|Management||The Related Companies L.P.
Oxford Properties Group Inc.
|Roof||1,255 feet (383 m)|
|Floor area||2,600,000 square feet (240,000 m2)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Kohn Pederson Fox (master planner)
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
30 Hudson Yards (also the North Tower) is a supertall office building currently approved for construction 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 Redevelopment Project, a plan to redevelop the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's West Side Yards.
The groundbreaking ceremony took place on December 4, 2012. Early construction work will focus on building a platform that will cover much of the Eastern Rail Yard, on which much of Phase 1 will sit upon. The platform will be rested on caissons, which will be drilled underground. On December 12, 2013, it was announced that Tutor Perini Building Corp. was awarded a $510 million contract to build the platform.
In 2013, Time Warner announced its intentions to relocate most of its offices to 30 Hudson Yards, vacating its current headquarters at the Time Warner Center, also owned by Related, at Columbus Circle. The move will be done following the building's opening, and when completed, will see Time Warner occupy half the building, below the 38th floor.
Architecture and design
Kohn Pedersen Fox was chosen for the design of the building. Originally 1,337 feet (408 m) tall, later designs of the building show a downsize to 1,255 feet (383 m) tall, making it still the development's tallest building.
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- Official website
- New York City project website
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- Hudson Yards news and developments