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|50 Hudson Yards|
Future site of 50 Hudson Yards
|Roof||1,011 ft (308 m)|
|Top floor||1,011 ft (308 m)|
|Floor area||2,900,000 square feet (270,000 m2)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Foster + Partners|
Oxford Properties Group Inc.
50 Hudson Yards is a 58-story, 1,011-foot (308 m)-tall building being developed as part of the Hudson Yards Redevelopment Project in Hudson Yards, Manhattan, New York City. The building is to be located to the north of 30 Hudson Yards, and on the east side of the Hudson Park and Boulevard, adjacent to 55 Hudson Yards. It is expected to be completed in 2022.
When completed, 50 Hudson Yards will rank as the fourth largest office tower in New York City in terms of available leaseable area, with 2,900,000 square feet (270,000 m2) of commercial space. Located at the southwest corner of 34th Street and 10th Avenue, it will replace the drive-through McDonald's that had long occupied the space.
In April 2014, new renderings of a 62-story, 2,300,000-square-foot (210,000 m2) building were released. The tower was shown at a height of 1,068 feet (326 m). The building's plans were also changed; the building, originally meant to be step-like structure with a white facade, was updated to reflect a three-part structure with three rectangular components, each one smaller than the one below it.
In December 2016, a revised plan for the building was released with asset manager BlackRock set to take 847,000 square feet (78,700 m2) as the anchor tenant. New renderings for the building, designed by Foster + Partners were revealed. In September 2017, developer Related Companies obtained $3.8 billion in financing for the new tower, including a $1.5 billion loan. Mitsui Fudosan owns a 90 percent stake in the building. Bank of China, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Sumitomo Mitsui and Wells Fargo contributed financing for the tower.
Work on the foundation of 50 Hudson Yards began in May 2018. In August 2018, the height of the building was increased slightly, from 985 ft (300 m) to 1,011 ft (308 m). In January 2019, the developers unveiled two unnamed starburst-shaped sculptures by American artist Frank Stella that will sit in the building's lobby.
In November 2019, it was announced that Facebook would occupy 1,200,000 square feet (110,000 m2) of space in 50 Hudson Yards. This represents 80% of the total space that Facebook would occupy at Hudson Yards.
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