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15 Hudson Yards is a residential building on Manhattan's West Side, completed in 2019. Located in Chelsea near Hell's Kitchen 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.[2][3][4][5][6]

15 Hudson Yards
15 Hudson Yards June 2018.jpg
Seen in June 2018
Alternative namesTower D
Corset Tower
General information
StatusComplete
TypeResidential
Location30th Street & Eleventh Avenue
Manhattan, New York City
Coordinates40°45′17″N 74°00′11″W / 40.7546°N 74.0030°W / 40.7546; -74.0030
GroundbreakingDecember 4, 2014
CompletedMarch 15, 2019
ManagementThe Related Companies L.P.
Oxford Properties Group Inc.
Height
Roof917 feet (280 m)
Technical details
Floor count71[1]
Floor area799,995 sq ft (74,322.0 m2)
Design and construction
ArchitectKohn Pedersen Fox (master planner)
Diller Scofidio + Renfro (lead architect)
Rockwell Group (lead interior architect)
Structural engineerWSP
Map of buildings and structures at Hudson Yards. Zoom the map and click on points for more details.

HistoryEdit

15 Hudson Yards started construction on December 4, 2014.[1] In September 2015, the project received $850 million in construction financing from UK hedge fund The Children's Investment Fund Management.[7] Additional funding came from the New York State Housing Finance Agency due to the building's affordable housing component. The tower was topped out in February 2018 and opened on March 15, 2019.[8] By January 2019, approximately 60% of the building's units had been sold.[9]

Architecture and designEdit

15 Hudson Yards[10] is designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Lead Architect and Rockwell Group, Lead Interior Architect [11] and features straps along the middle and top part of the building to make it more "fluid-like".[12] Ismael Leyva Architects, P.C. served as the Executive Architect.[13] The tower's nickname, the Corset Tower, owes to its unique appearance; the straps along the tower create a "corset-like" appearance.[14][15] Structural engineering as performed by WSP Cantor Seinuk.

The building includes 285 residential units.[16] The 50th and 51st floor are a 40,000 square feet (3,700 m2) amenity space containing an aquatics center with a 75-foot-long swimming pool, spa, fitness center, yoga studio, children’s playroom, private dining suites, screening room, golf club lounge, wine storage, and business center.[9] The building also features the "Skytop", an open-air terrace on top of the building that is marketed as the highest outdoor residential roof deck in New York City.[17]

The tower is integrated with The Shed, a cultural venue at the tower's base.[18][19] Opened on April 5, 2019,[19] The Shed hosts activities in a wide range of cultural areas[20] including art, performance, film, design, food, fashion, and new combinations of cultural content.[21] The building's lobby contains a large-scale wooden installation designed by American sculptor Joel Shapiro.[22]

Notable residentsEdit

Residents who have purchased units include:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Clarke, Katherine (December 4, 2014). "Real estate giant the Related Companies breaks ground on first residential tower at Hudson Yards". Daily News (New York). Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  2. ^ Arak, Joey./19/yardsmania_1_brookfield_properties_goes_splittsville.php "Brookfield Properties Goes Splittsville" Archived June 13, 2012, at the Wayback Machine on Curbed.com (November 19, 2007)
  3. ^ "Scaling the Towers of Hudson Yards" Chaban, Matt. in New York Observer (July 12, 2011)
  4. ^ Davidson, Justin."From 0 to 12 Million Square Feet" New York (October 7, 2012)
  5. ^ "Samtani, Hiten. Anatomy of a deal: Inside Related/Oxford’s unusual financing of Hudson Yards" in The Real Deal (August 16, 2013)]
  6. ^ Sheftell, Jason. "New York City officials, developers to break ground on $15 billion mini-city Hudson Yards" New York Daily News (December 4, 2012)
  7. ^ Bockmann, Rich (September 10, 2015). "UK fund loaning $850M for Related's Hudson Yards resi tower". The Real Deal. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  8. ^ "FIFTEEN HUDSON YARDS TOPS OUT". Related Companies. February 27, 2018.
  9. ^ a b "FIFTEEN HUDSON YARDS REVEALS 40,000 SQUARE FEET OF LIFESTYLE AND WELLNESS AMENITIES". Related Companies. January 17, 2019.
  10. ^ "What's the Deal - WSJ.com". Online.wsj.com. March 11, 2012. Retrieved November 30, 2013.
  11. ^ "Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Rockwell Group's Hudson Yards Skyscraper Completed in Manhattan". Archived from the original on October 8, 2014. Retrieved April 22, 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  12. ^ Kaykos, Brandon (December 6, 2012). "A/N Blog . Hudson Yards Breaks Ground as Manhattan's Largest Mega-Development". Blog.archpaper.com. Retrieved November 30, 2013.
  13. ^ "Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Rockwell Group's Hudson Yards Skyscraper Completed in Manhattan". ArchDaily. January 22, 2019. Retrieved July 17, 2019.
  14. ^ Budin, Jeremiah (August 6, 2014). "Hudson Yards Tower Saved from Having an Interesting Shape". Curbed. Retrieved June 28, 2018.
  15. ^ Hylton, Ondel (March 23, 2016). "Curvaceous 'Morph Tower' Begins Its Rise at 15 Hudson Yards, Abutting the Culture Shed". 6sqft. Retrieved June 28, 2018.
  16. ^ Plitt, Amy (February 27, 2018). "15 Hudson Yards tops out as megaproject preps for spring 2019 debut". Curbed NY. Retrieved August 20, 2018.
  17. ^ "FIFTEEN HUDSON YARDS UNVEILS SKYTOP AND NEW SUITE OF AMENITIES THAT CATER TO A RESIDENT'S EVERY NEED". Related Companies. November 14, 2018.
  18. ^ "Unveiled and Approved: The Hudson Yards Culture Shed". New York Yimby. Retrieved November 30, 2013.[permanent dead link]
  19. ^ a b Davidson, Justin (February 14, 2013). "Davidson: Mayor Bloomberg Reveals the Best Concert Venue of 2018". New York Magazine. New York, NY.
  20. ^ Rackard, Nicky (February 28, 2013), "Diller Scofidio + Renfro Designs Telescopic 'Culture Shed' for New York", ArchDaily
  21. ^ Maloney, Jennifer (February 28, 2013). "Seeking to Turn Corner on Arts 'Shed'". Wall Street Journal. New York, NY.
  22. ^ Morris, Sebastian (January 31, 2019). "Related And Oxford Unveil Commissioned Art Installations At Hudson Yards". New York Yimby.
  23. ^ Diduch, Mary (May 13, 2019). "These are some of the most notable resi sales of the week". The Real Deal.

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