Developers of Manhattan West, located only a block away from the Related Companies’ Hudson Yards on Manhattan’s burgeoning Far West Side, want to double the amount of public space the megaproject provides. [more]
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Manhattan Community Board 4 is set to support the planned transformation of Pier 57 into a retail hub on the Hudson River, DNAinfo reported. Located on the waterfront between West 16th and West 17th streets, the current bus depot would become a space hosting about 260,000 square feet of restaurants and retail built inside recycled shipping containers.
The board is set to vote today on whether to send a letter supporting the project to the City Planning Commission, which will also have a say on whether the proposal goes ahead. “The redevelopment of Pier 57 is a crucial element in the ongoing revitalization of Hudson River Park,” the community board members wrote in the draft letter. [more]
The board of the Hudson River Park Trust was slated to announce today which developer it has selected for a renovation plan at Pier 57. The project aims to install cultural attractions in a 375,000-square-foot building that occupies the entire pier. One developer, Youngwoo and Associates, has garnered massive support from the community. Manhattan Community Board 4 voted in favor of Youngwoo’s proposal, which includes plans for a concert venue, galleries and an auction house.