MTA Presents Plans for New York City

Five development proposals show startlingly different visions for the Hudson Yards on Manhattan's West Side

Five design teams presented their proposals for the development of Manhattan's Hudson Rail Yards yesterday evening before a crowd of more than 1,000 people packed into Cooper Union's Great Hall. New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), which owns the 26-acre chunk of prime real estate—stretching from 30th Street to 33rd Street, between 10th Avenue and 12th Avenue—invited development proposals last July in advance of its plan to sell the property. Yesterday was the first time that the architects personally presented their plans to the public.

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