NYC Council Rezones Pier For Shipping Container-Built Market

Law360, New York (April 9, 2013, 6:45 PM EDT) -- The New York City Council on Tuesday approved a zoning measure that will allow Young Woo & Associates LLC and the Hudson River Park Trust to build a 425,000-square-foot retail center on Manhattan's Pier 57 using repurposed shipping containers.

Young Woo won a development competition in 2009 to repurpose the pier, which is part of Hudson River Park at the West Side Highway and 15th Street. In addition to the marketplace, the plan calls for more than 100,000 square feet of new public park space on...
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