IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Around Hudson Yards
Public Square Poised to become the West Side’s most popular gathering place, the public square is the heart of Hudson Yards, offering expansive parks, gardens, and outdoor space for residents and the public. Designed by Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects,
the public square will showcase native horticulture, dramatic gardens, water features and numerous shaded seating areas. A monumental interactive design piece by Heatherwick Studio will be featured at the center of the space.
A Verdant Visionary
Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects Hudson Yards’ open spaces have been designed by renowned landscape architect Thomas Woltz. Named the Design Innovator of the Year by The Wall Street Journal Magazine in 2013, Woltz has earned global recognition for his work to create public spaces that are open and inviting for
people to live, work and play, and that promote biodiversity and ecological sustainability. As principal and owner of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, Woltz has amassed a vast portfolio of work, including botanical gardens, nature reserves, urban parks and cultural institutions around the world.