The Stories of Hudson Yards

As Hudson Yards emerges, the neighborhood anticipates a collection of shops and restaurants that will welcome the world. The people behind the project represent an astonishing band of visionaries – luminaries,

really – each a leader in his or her field, and each an essential collaborating partner in bringing a brilliant future to Manhattan’s west side. These are the stories of Hudson Yards.

Tim Sloan

President and CEO, Wells Fargo & Company

"The best place to reinforce Wells Fargo’s commitment to New York was being in a premier development in the city - which is Hudson Yards."


Brian Duffy

CEO, Watches of Switzerland

"Hudson Yards is the most exciting development in retail, from taste to imagination to design. As the world’s best retailer of luxury watches, it’s where we belong."


Karen Katz

Board of Directors, Neiman Marcus Group

"Hudson Yards represents the best of New York’s culture, commerce and community, and we knew we had to be there."


Thomas Keller

Chef & Restaurateur, Thomas Keller Restaurant Group

"Higher expectation is standards for us – and for Hudson Yards. It sets our venture apart, and makes the collaboration extraordinary."


Thomas Heatherwick

Founder & Design Director, Heatherwick Studio


"Our passion is to create cultural experiences in unexpected ways that are right out in the open, where everyone can discover, interact and add something."


Victor Luis

CEO, Coach, Inc.

"Hudson Yards will be the world’s next great center of commerce, culture and community – and we’re proud to call it our new home."


Costas Spiliadis

Chef & Restaurateur, Estiatorio Milos

"At Milos, we are breaking boundaries and setting new expectations for how people come together. Hudson Yards will be like that – a meaningful rendezvous where dining, shopping and shared experiences connect us all."


José Andrés

Chef & Restaurateur, Think Food Group

"I’m inspired by the unexpected. I’m always looking for the road that takes me to a horizon of hope, of success, of a better tomorrow – and that journey has led me to Hudson Yards."


Fréderíc Rozé

President & CEO, L’oréal USA

"Hudson Yards was a natural fit for L’Oréal USA because we embody the same qualities – beauty, sustainability and innovation. We are thrilled to call this dynamic neighborhood our new home."


Kenneth a. Himmel

President & CEO, Related Urban

"Hudson Yards is the most extraordinary collection of talent, programming and design of any project ever built anywhere in the world. And thank goodness it’s in New York."


Stephen M. Ross

Chairman & Founder, Related Companies

"The most respected visionaries, leaders and cultural icons are crafting a new neighborhood that will inspire New York – and the world. Hudson Yards is an exceptional collaboration that invites us all to be in the next."


Howard Elkus

Architect, Elkus Manfredi Architects

"Hudson Yards will transform New York just as Hoover Dam transformed the West. It will be a lasting expression of our times."