1.2-Million Square-Foot Expansion Of Jacob K. Javits Center Revealed, Far West Side

Jacob K. Javits CenterJacob K. Javits Convention Center expansion. Rendering by FXFOWLE Architects.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has revealed plans to expand the Jacob K. Javits Center, located at 655 West 34th Street on the far West Side, by 1.2 million square feet, Curbed reports. The already enormous convention center sits bound between Eleventh and Twelfth Avenues between West 34th and 39th Streets. With the expansion, the facility would measure 3.3 million square feet in total, 665,000 square feet of which would include brand-new meeting rooms and an exhibition hall. Some of the other additions would be a 58,000 square-foot ballroom, 22,000 square feet of outdoor event space, and a 633,000 square-foot truck garage.

Jacob K. Javits Center

Jacob K. Javits Center expansion, rendering by FXFOWLE

FXFOWLE Architects is designing the expansion. The 1.2 million square-foot addition would be built on a swath of vacant land to the existing building’s north. Construction is expected to begin sometime later this year.

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1 Comment on "1.2-Million Square-Foot Expansion Of Jacob K. Javits Center Revealed, Far West Side"

  1. Does that mean that the Doctoroff plan to sell the current Javits and relocate to Sunnyside Yards is dead in the water? Guess so

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