The proposals to redevelop Pier 57 on Hudson River Park have been released, and it seems like rent-paying marketplace is the common theme for the pier off West 15th Street.
The Related Companies, West Village-based YoungWoo & Associates, and the Durst Organization/C&K Properties are the three suitors, each trying to impress the city/state Hudson River Park Trust. All three teams put forward a plan with outdoor open space and a large amount of market-retail space (two of the teams mentioned Seattle’s Pike Place as a corollary).
This is the second go-round for the Trust, which awarded the development rights for the pier back in 2005 to the Witkoff Group. read more »