The first in a series of reports from the Alliance for a New Penn Station begins building a strong case for a new Midtown West anchored by a twenty-first century, regional mass transit hub where Madison Square Garden stands today.
Hudson Yards, Manhattan West, and associated infrastructure and transit improvements will transform the far West Side of Manhattan for good. Two recent panels discussed and revealed some important new insights on these two enormous projects, which will have wide-ranging effects on New York City’s real estate and construction industries.
If the City Council gets its way and Madison Square Garden is forced to move to accommodate a new Penn Station, here are five of the most likely destinations for what would be a fifth iteration of the World’s Most Famous Arena.
Construction on a $680 million platform above LIRR and Amtrak tracks on Ninth Avenue will allow Brookfield Properties to proceed with its $4.5 billion Manhattan West development, which will feature two 60-story, LEED Gold-hopeful commercial office towers.
The owner of an Indian restaurant in Midtown has filed a lawsuit against Boston Properties in connection with excavation and foundation work for the (currently suspended) LEED Gold-hopeful 250 West 55th Street project.