While the nationwide application process for Amazon’s HQ2 was largely shrouded in secrecy, New York City residents are finally starting to get someThe concessions from the city have raised eyebrows and triggered a trio of City Council hearings on the terms of the deal.
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.