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330 Hudson 127

New York, New York, USA

Completion: 2014

The restoration and expansion of 330

entry canopy recalls the neighborhood’s

precast window panels bring natural light

Hudson Street transforms the 1910

historic context.

deep into the tower’s large floor plates. The

warehouse building into a dynamic office and

courtyard opens onto Old Jan’s Alley, the

retail destination with eight new floors of

The insertion of a transitional brick envelope

historic site of John Seales’ 1638 farm,

contemporary Class A headquarters

merges the base building with the modern

one of the original plantations of the New

office space.

glass-and-aluminum curtain wall of the

Amsterdam colony.

tower's eight-floor addition. Inside, 14-foot Located in the Hudson Square area of

ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows

Custom lighting punctuates an adjacent

Manhattan, the 16-story building borders the

offer panoramic views of the river and city in

through-block passage wall to form a neutral

western edge of SoHo and is infl uenced by

every direction.

backdrop. Buff pavers line the walkway, and

the neighborhood’s turn-of-the-century industrial warehouses.

decorative gates at each end of the passage The team designed the new limestone lobby

integrate details reminiscent of the original

as a modern passageway and gallery space.

building’s storefront grilles.

A complete restoration of the original

LED media panels installed throughout the

eight-story building includes the two-story

lobby stream high-impact digital imagery and

The building design has achieved LEED Gold

limestone colonnade, brick facade with

graphics, providing a constantly changing

Core & Shell pre-certification.

punched openings, one-story limestone

arrival experience for tenants and visitors.

cornice and portions of the original Beaux-Arts

◄ west facade

storefronts. All decorative column capitals are

The U-shaped building wraps around a square

restored or replicated. The heritage bronze

courtyard developed as a private outdoor

metalwork featured on storefronts and the

amenity space for tenants. Courtyard-facing

2015 design annual

466,000 sq. ft. / 43,290 sq. m.

2015 HOK Design Annual  

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