Hudson Square

Google Opens St. John’s Terminal Headquarters at 550 Washington Street in Hudson Square, Manhattan

Google held a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday to celebrate the opening of its New York headquarters in the expanded 1.3-million-square-foot St. John’s Terminal building at 550 Washington Street in Hudson Square, Manhattan. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by Oxford Properties, the 12-story project involved the adaptive reuse of a 90-year-old former freight terminal, and serves as the centerpiece of the 1.7-million-square-foot Googleplex master plan along with 315 Hudson Street and 345 Hudson Street. Gensler was the interior designer, Future Green Studio Corp. was the landscape designer, Gilsanz Murray Steficek LLP was the structural engineer, and Structure Tone and Turner Construction were joint general contractors for the structure, which stands 232 feet tall and spans two full city blocks bound by West Street, West Houston Street, Washington Street, and the New York Department of Sanitation building.

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Rendering of 555 Greenwich Street - COOKFOX Architects

555 Greenwich Nears Completion in Hudson Square, Manhattan

Exterior work nears completion on 555 Greenwich, a 16-story commercial building in Hudson Square. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by Hudson Square Properties, a joint venture by Trinity Church Wall StreetHines, and Norges Bank Investment Management, the 270,000-square-foot structure connects to the adjacent 345 Hudson Street via a horizontal overbuild to yield a combined 715,000 square feet of office space. Tishman Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by King Street to the north, Charlton Street to the south, and Greenwich Street to the west.

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Finishing Touches Underway on Google Headquarters at 550 Washington Street in Hudson Square, Manhattan

Finishing touches are wrapping up on Google’s new 12-story headquarters at 550 Washington Street in Hudson Square. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by Oxford Properties, the 1.3-million-square-foot project involved the restoration and 232-foot vertical expansion of the St. John’s Terminal building along the Hudson River waterfront. The structure will serve as the centerpiece of the sprawling 1.7-million-square-foot “Googleplex” master plan along with 315 Hudson Street and 345 Hudson Street. Gensler is the interior designer and Turner Construction was the general contractor for the property, which spans two full city blocks between West Street, West Houston Street, Washington Street, and the New York Department of Sanitation building to the south.

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Disney Headquarters Terracotta Façade Nears Completion at Four Hudson Square in Hudson Square, Manhattan

Façade installation nears completion on The Walt Disney Company’s new headquarters, a 22-story building at Four Hudson Square in Hudson Square, Manhattan. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and developed by Silverstein Properties, the 338-foot-tall structure will yield 1.2 million square feet of offices, film and production studios, and ground-floor retail. Lendlease is the general contractor for the property, which is alternatively addressed as 137 Varick Street and occupies a full city block bound by Vandam Street to the north, Spring Street to the south, Varick Street to the east, and Hudson Street to the west.

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