Private: Hudson Yards – Next NYC Art Gallery District?

First, there was SoHo. Then followed Chelsea and the Lower East Side. Aspiring artists have always had a home throughout Manhattan, and now it seems the emerging Hudson Square neighborhood is being positioned as an art gallery district. Development projects in Hudson Square may eventually earn the neighborhood the nickname “Chelsea North.” This neighborhood covers the area west of Eighth Avenue from 28th Street to 43rd Street. For years it has boasted parking lots, low-rise buildings and parking garages, but recent developments such as Hudson Yards aim to deliver an influx of enormous commercial office buildings and residential structures scheduled for completion by 2020. Additionally, the No. 7 subway line will be extended to 34th Street and Eleventh Avenue in 2014, and… Continue reading

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Over the last five years, backed by the mega-billion private equity investment industry, “tech” firms have swarmed into what was a relatively quiet and benign district of the city, Chelsea, and to some extent, its immediate neighbor, Flatiron. This section of the city, rich in boutique and loft-style buildings, is a perfect marriage for all the “up and comers” infiltrating the tech industry. And it is not only the buildings, themselves, that present such an attraction to these twenty to forty-year-old “techies”; the commercial spaces within these structures totally lend themselves to the mood and concept of this breakout industry. To be more specific, the typical space found in this market is a combination of high exposed ceilings, wood or… Continue reading

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