Phase two of Hudson Yards’ intertwining parkland will add stone paths, a lush open lawn, food kiosks, and a bright children’s playground. Designed by Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, the expansion project that will take over the entirety of the Amtrak rail yard below.
The Mayor’s Office plans to rezone the south shore of Governors Island to make way for a proposed 4.5 million-square-foot mixed-used development. A public hearing will be held next month as part of the environmental review process.
These Bronx natives have been here for years. In the midst of rapid gentrification, they say they are taking control and offering the borough cultural experiences that as youngsters, they had to venture downtown to find.