New York City’s newest district of skyscrapers is built on a specially designed platform over a live rail yard. The massive Hudson Yards development is quintessentially New York: big, bold and outrageously ambitious.
At $25BN, the new neighbourhood is the largest and most expensive private real estate development in US history. It’s transformed Manhattan’s iconic skyline and pushed the bounds of engineering, generating tens of thousands of new construction jobs.
But Hudson Yards has also garnered a reputation as an elite district in a city already marked by stark economic inequalities. And it’s only half-complete.
There are big plans for expansion. But the lifeblood of Hudson Yards – luxury real estate, shopping and dining – has been ravaged by the pandemic.
As the city tries to recover, the megadevelopment’s future is hanging in the balance.
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Executive Producer and Presenter / Narrator: Fred Mills
Producer: Jaden Urbi
Video Editing and Graphics: Aaron Wood
Special thanks to The Dronalist, Adam Parker Goldberg and Samuel Stein. Additional footage and images courtesy of Hudson Yards and The Edge.
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