YIMBY Tours Supertall Views From 35 Hudson Yards With Architect David Childs

View of 35 Hudson Yards Plaza. Courtesy of Related-OxfordView of 35 Hudson Yards Plaza. Courtesy of Related-Oxford

Another major milestone was reached last Friday in conjunction with the celebratory opening of Hudson Yards35 Hudson Yards, a 1,000-foot-tall, Skidmore Owings & Merrill-designed supertall, launched sales of its 143 residential units. David Childs is the architect of the glass and Jura limestone skyscraper, which is the tallest residential tower at Hudson Yards. Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group are the two developers for the 1.1-million-square-foot tower. The interiors are being designed by Tony Ingrao while sales are being handled by Related Sales and Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group.

YIMBY got a tour of the main lobby and a couple of the model residences with David Childs last week.

The indented curving glass and stone facade of 35 Hudson Yards above the bulging dark-colored canopy. Photo by Michael Young

David Childs in the main lobby, with the Helena Henmarck tapestry in the background. Photo by Michael Young

The colorful floral tapestry designed and crafted by Helena Henmarck. Photo by Michael Young

David Childs standing next to a model of 35 Hudson Yards explaining the architectural concept and thought process. Photo by Michael Young

The sales gallery for 35 Hudson Yards features several large panels that curve and show the various interior spaces of the SOM-designed tower. The image displayed shows the private dining room space connected with an open terrace. Photo by Michael Young

10 Hudson Yards and Lower Manhattan in the distance. Photo by Michael Young

15 Hudson Yards seen looking south from the model residences. Photo by Michael Young

The bottom half of 30 Hudson Yards next to the skyline of Midtown. Photo by Michael Young

The concave glass and stone facade goes well with the curvilinear black canopy that hangs above the southern entrance to 35 Hudson Yards. The interior walls of the main lobby continue their elegant sweeping forms all the way to the elevator banks, which feature a large, colorful tapestry designed and crafted by Helena Henmarck.

There will be two- to six-bedroom units starting on the 53rd floor, ranging from 1,500 to 10,000 square feet. They feature views of the entire Hudson Yards Site, the Hudson River, Midtown, and Lower Manhattan. Several units will have their own private outdoor terrace, located along the corners of each setback. Residents will have access to 22,000 square feet of amenities, including a residents-only fitness center, a meditation room, a yoga studio, a billiard lounge, a golf simulator, lounge with a minibar, a boardroom with private office suites, a screening room, a library, a children’s playroom, a private dining room, and an event space that can accommodate more than 50 guests. Priority reservations for the in-building restaurant by Stephen Starr with round-the-clock in-residence dining services is an additional benefit for future inhabitants.

The lower floors of 35 Hudson Yards seen from the top of Thomas Heatherwick’s sculpture. Photo by Michael Young

Below the units will be ground-floor retail space, several floors for offices, and a 60,000-square-foot flagship Equinox Fitness Club & Spa and SoulCycle. Memberships to these fitness facilities will also be offered to residents. An outdoor terrace with a sundeck and outdoor swimming pool round out the space overlooking the public plaza of Hudson Yards. 

Prices for the residential homes begin at $5 million.

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