The hottest new venue in NYC is a little place called Hudson Yards. What exactly is Hudson Yards?
It’s a 28-acre new neighborhood near Chelsea. The NYC redevelopment project is bounded roughly by 30th Street in the south, 43rd Street in the north, the West Side Highway in the west, and Eighth Avenue in the east.
With hotels, office buildings, event spaces, parks, residences, a hotel, a mall, a school, and the new art installation-the Vessel, Hudson Yards quite literally has it all. Hudson Yards is propelling the area from its industrious past towards a future that will redefine Manhattan.
How To Select an Event Venue at the Hudson Yards
When selecting your event venue in Hudson Yards, you need to consider many things as with any venue selection. What time of year will you be hosting your event? What is the purpose of your event? What will your guests be expecting – is this a paid event or are your guests being honored or attending to honor you?
What’s great about Hudson Yards is the versatility of the event spaces. You can host your event indoors or outdoors or you can provide a mix of both space for your attendees. Of course, weather is always a determining factor; seasonality will determine indoor/outdoor event feasibility.
Practically any event type can be hosted here; from a board meeting, to a large wedding or a corporate event, or perhaps you want to host a yoga class on a rooftop deck overlooking the city, all these factors come into play when choosing the perfect venue for your event. One could say the sky’s the limit. t.
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Food & Beverage
Hudson Yards has all the answers you need when choosing the perfect venue for your next event. Some of the best new restaurants in the city have opened in Hudson Yards. Enjoy scrumptious creations and hand-crafted cocktails at your event. Is your preference steak, seafood, sushi, – you name it Hudson Yards likely has it.
Hudson Yards has partnered with Van Wagner enabling them to provide full event services. Each event requires different levels of support and resources, and this world-class partnership ensures each affair delivers an exquisite experience for you and your guests. Van Wagner has everything you need.
From lighting to staging, your event has the opportunity to make your vision for your event come to life, right in front of your eyes. If the service is not in their bag of tricks, they professionally source the BEST in your service need. Offerings include:
- Event Design
- Room Layout
- Interior Design
- Event Production
- Social Media Correspondent
- Marketing Collateral
- Branding Opportunities
- Content Display
- Labor Management
- Medical Support
- Transportation Planning
Need a place to stay?
The first ever Equinox hotel with a rooftop pool is located in Hudson Yards. The place has everything, from shopping to dining to accommodations and exciting event spaces. Hudson Yards is re-shaping the look and feel of New York City and revitalizing the area with a fresh fun approach.
Venue Options at Hudson Yards
Tapestry Café & Terrace
The Tapestry Café & Terrace is located on the 23rd Floor of 10 Hudson Yards and is accessed via 30th Street and 10th Avenue or via the High Line. Ideal for receptions and small-scale seated dinners, the space features dark wood floors and New York City views to the north, south and west, including the Statue of Liberty, One World Trade and the Hudson River.
- Square Footage: 5,000
- Standing Capacity: 290
- Seated Capacity: 130
The Tapestry Atrium is located on the 9th Floor of 10 Hudson Yards and is accessed via 30th Street and 10th Avenue or via the High Line. Ideal for cocktail parties and seated dinners, the space features dark wood floors, recessed LED lighting and both High Line Views and New York City views to the north, south and west, including One World Trade, Highline Park and The Vessel. Tapestry tables and COACH leather chairs are available for complimentary use upon request.
The Vessel. Tapestry tables and COACH leather chairs are available for complimentary use upon request.
- Square Footage: 4,040
- Standing Capacity: 400
- Seated Capacity: 300
Tapestry Heritage Room
The Tapestry Heritage Room is located on the 9th Floor of 10 Hudson Yards and is accessed via 30th Street and 10th Avenue or via the High Line. Ideal for presentations or meetings, the space features a 54’ video wall, able to play ultra-wide screen or as three individual screens.
Additional features include dark wood floor finish, surround sound, recessed LED lighting and both High Line Views and New York City views including One World Trade, Highline Park and The Vessel. Tapestry tables and COACH leather chairs are available for complimentary use upon request.
- Square Footage: 2,850
- Standing Capacity: 300
- Seated Capacity: 190
- Theater Capacity: 150-250
Bella Abzug Park & Boulevard
The Bella Abzug Park & Boulevard stretches from 33rd to 36th Street between two major avenues. The area consists of open spaces for public events, grassy expanses and quiet seating areas. It also includes two entrances to the newly expanded No. 7 subway line and the ability to close streets between 35th and 36th Street for private events.
Sampling at Bella Abzug Park
With its heavy foot traffic – 2,000 passersby per hour – the Bella Abzug Park is ideal for crowd sampling. It is located directly in front of two newly expanded No. 7 subway line stations. Permitting approvals are included.
High Line Nine
Located at 507 West 27th Street, High Line Nine sits directly below New York’s iconic High Line. Designed by Markus Dochantschi and his associates at StudioMDA, this first of its kind gallery and event space is made up of nine white box stand-alone galleries separated by one long white hallway that serves as the main stage for parties and events.
The galleries are filled with artists’ work year-round and welcome new pieces each month. Note that the art can be removed upon request for special events if given enough lead time.
- Square Footage: 1,800
White Space Chelsea 555 West 25th St
Located at 555 West 25th Street, White Space Chelsea offers a beautiful blank canvas for any type of event. This state-of-the-art venue features dark oak flooring, whitewashed walls, basement storage, gallery lighting and a variety of audio-visual options.
The gallery is filled with extraordinary contemporary artwork throughout the year, serving as a unique backdrop for hosts and their guests
- Square Footage: 3,350 (main floor); 1,500 (lower floor)
- Standing Capacity: 221
- Ceilings: 12’
White Space Chelsea 530 West 25th St
Located at 530 West 25th Street, this street-level modern gallery offers high ceilings, a concrete floor, and a variety of AV options. A versatile space that also remains true to the artwork covering the walls, the unique layout allows guests to enjoy different types of experiences in one space and can be transformed to fit any client’s dream.
- Square Footage: 4,000
- Standing Capacity: 250
- Ceilings: 13’-18’
Hudson Mercantile: The Roof
Located at 500 West 36th Street, this venue boasts three blank, uninterrupted spaces with views of New York’s West Side.
A truly New York experience, The Roof is one of the largest in Manhattan. It’s a gorgeous, wide open space that can either be used al fresco, or can be fully enclosed and tented to provide a climate controlled space. The Roof can also be arranged in a variety of ways to accommodate different seating styles.
- Square Footage: 5,000
- Theater Style: 200
- Classroom Style: 100
- Cocktail Party: 250
- Seated Dinner: 175
- Roundtables: 125
Hudson Mercantile: The Studio
The 6th floor Studio, accessed by a pair of private express elevators, is an expansive loft with white walls, elegantly rustic concrete floors, 14’ ceilings and natural light on all four sides. A completely blank space, this venue could become anything at all, and can accommodate various seating styles to fit the client’s needs.
- Square Footage: 6,000
- Ceilings: 14’
- Theater Style: 250
- Classroom Style: 200
- Cocktail Party: 350
- Seated Dinner: 250
- Roundtables: 175
Hudson Mercantile: The Gallery
The Gallery, located on the first floor with three available entrances, is a drive-in studio space with white walls, high ceilings and a 25’ professionally built cyclorama. Most suitable for fashion presentations, product launches and cocktail receptions, this venue can accommodate various seating styles to fit the client’s needs.
- Square Footage: 5,200
- Theater Style: 250
- Classroom Style: 150
- Cocktail Party: 300
- Seated Dinner: 200
- Roundtables: 150
Related: Experience Event Planning Post COVID
Eventing in NY is versatile with all the options found at Hudson Yards. It is a must-see and has become the cultural center of Manhattan’s New West Side. Schedule a tour today and ensure your next event is an exquisite and memorable one! See our Hudson Yards Venue brochure below.
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