The newest neighborhood slated to be open in New York may be the most highly anticipated event in the last decade. The use will be mixed, with both residential and office spaces. There will also be several restaurants and cafes, spanning across six newly constructed buildings. The space will be dynamic with special attention given to outdoor areas and landscaping. The site itself is laid out over the train tracks, give it a compact and efficient use of available space.

Key Takeaways:

  • The central plaza is a gathering space lined with 225,000 square feet of retail establishments.
  • SOM designed the office towers at One and Two Manhattan West and the 23-story Pendry Hotel.
  • The Eugene is an 844-unit residential building linking 31st Street and elevated outdoor space connected to the central plaza.

“Brookfield Properties and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) marked the formal opening of Manhattan West, a dynamic, mixed-use neighborhood in the heart of New York City’s far west side.”

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