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Hudson Yards

August 1, 2019, 6am PDT
In-depth reporting on the history and present of Related Cos., the developer of several of the largest mega-developments in the United States.
Curbed
June 21, 2019, 5am PDT
After a decade of skyward expansion, even more skyscrapers are on the horizon in Manhattan.
The New York Times
May 8, 2019, 6am PDT
As the city of Philadelphia considers the prospect of building a massive private development called Schuylkill Yards, lessons from New York City's Hudson Yards are considered.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
May 2, 2019, 5am PDT
The developers of Hudson Yards received $1.2 billion in financing from the EB-5 program, all made possible by a map that gerrymandered the project into the same neighborhood as Harlem public housing.
CityLab
March 15, 2019, 12pm PDT
Curbed Architecture Critic Alexandra Lange provides everything you need to know about the $25 billion, "city within the city" that opened to the public in Manhattan today. Also, the review isn't exactly positive.
Curbed
March 11, 2019, 8am PDT
The developers of the Hudson Yards development in New York want to change its deal with union employees as it moves into the second phase of construction.
Crain's New York Business
February 24, 2019, 9am PST
When the Manhattan megadevelopment got its start, big data was a major part of Hudson Yards' marketing pitch. Now it's "probably the last thing we'll get to."
Metropolis Magazine
December 26, 2018, 5am PST
Sunnyside Yard, a 180-acre railroad yard in Queens, is in the initial stages of a planning process that may eventually bring development surpassing the scale of Hudson Yards. This time, it is hoped, there will be greater focus on affordability.
Intelligencer - New York Magazine
September 8, 2018, 5am PDT
A financing plan for a park near Hudson Yards would blow away precedent.
Crain's New York Business
June 8, 2018, 6am PDT
The size and scale of Hudson Yards in the skyline of Manhattan will match the size and scale of public and private investment in the project. The project's effect in the city's economy will be just as conspicuous.
Crain's New York Business
June 5, 2017, 6am PDT
A PBS NewsHour two-fer: an interview of urbanologist Richard Florida conducted in a walking tour of New York's famed High Line in the gentrifying West Chelsea neighborhood, a fitting backdrop for his new book, "The New Urban Crisis."
PBS NewsHour
September 12, 2015, 11am PDT
On Sept. 13, the Hudson Yards Subway Station, the new Manhattan terminal for the #7 line that terminates in Flushing, Queens, will open with a grand ribbon-cutting ceremony considering the $2.4 billion cost for the one mile extension.
The New York Times
August 21, 2015, 11am PDT
On New York City's Roosevelt Island, residents have long lived free from the roar of garbage trucks. Instead they use Avacs, an island-wide system of pneumatic tubes that moves trash to a central location for processing.
The New York Times
July 26, 2015, 9am PDT
As it vies to host the 2024 Summer Games, Boston's plan envisions two new permanent neighborhoods built with a mix of public and private investment. The final decision will take place in September.
Boston Globe
June 30, 2015, 6am PDT
Stymied for a time by lackluster investment, planned redevelopment of Hudson Yards on Manhattan's West Side is picking up speed. Joining residential buildings and budget hotels, office towers will bring municipal revenues back up.
The New York Times
March 16, 2015, 6am PDT
Writing for FastCo.Design, Architecture Critic Inga Saffron provides a cautionary tale about density done poorly.
Fast Co. Design
February 23, 2015, 7am PST
The 200-acre operational rail yard is the largest of six affordable housing sites that Mayor Bill de Blasio targeted for development. He hopes to build more than 11,000 units of affordable housing there, but Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is not on board.
The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
September 22, 2014, 5am PDT
New York Times Architecture Critic Michael Kimmelman reviews the third phase of the High Line, which opened September 21, 2014.
New York Times
April 28, 2014, 6am PDT
Undergirding the massive mix of uses and investments called Hudson Yards is an ambitious plan to gather and analyze data provided by the 65,000 people a day who make use of the facility.
FastCompany Exist
January 23, 2013, 11am PST
Last week saw the second major groundbreaking on the west side of midtown Manhattan in the last two months, as the $4.5 billion "Manhattan West" project’s first phase officially began.
A/N Blog