I got an inside look at Hudson Yards on opening day. Here’s what the glitzy neighborhood is like, from the $200 million climbable sculpture to the 7-story ‘vertical shopping experience’

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  • Hudson Yards, New York City‘s $25 billion megadevelopment, is officially open to the public.
  • The public can now visit the Vessel, a 150-foot tall, climbable sculpture in the center of Hudson Yards that cost $200 million to build.
  • The Shops and Restaurants at Hudson Yards, a luxury shopping center with stores like Louis Vuitton and Dior, are now open as well.
  • I got to spend the day at Hudson Yards for its grand opening. Here’s what it looks like, from the $200 million climbable sculpture to the 7-story luxury shopping center.

Hudson Yards, New York City’s $25 billion megadevelopment, officially opened on March 15.

The public can now visit the brand-new neighborhood on Manhattan’s West Side, which includes luxurious residential towers, a luxury shopping center with stores like Louis Vuitton and Dior, and a $200 million, 150-foot tall climbable sculpture called the Vessel.

I went to the grand opening ceremony at Hudson Yards and spent the day there. Here’s what it looks like.

Hudson Yards, New York City’s $25 billion neighborhood, is officially open to the public. On March 15, I attended the grand opening ceremony in the central plaza.

To get there, you take the 7 train to the Hudson Yards stop, a new station that opened in 2015.

Source: Curbed

If you turn your back on the glossy new skyscrapers as you walk down the West Side Highway to Hudson Yards, you can see the remaining visible rail yards just across the street.

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