Opening night of Hudson Yards was big and busy. But that was to be expected for the elaborate — and highly anticipated — new retail, dining, and art destination on Manhattan’s west side. The multi-billion dollar development (also home to corporate offices and residential spaces) is a new neighborhood for the city, and its biggest face-lift in years. Naturally the night drew some big names, Anne Hathaway and Maggie Gyllenhaal among them, curious about the results.
“This area has been very weird and confusing in that it’s always been desolate,” Coco Rocha mused of the new locale, which was built atop the old train yards between 10th and 12th Avenues. “[Given] the history of this city you’d think that there would have already been sky-rises here. [But] I’m excited for the neighborhood… I think they really did a fantastic job.”
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