Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace Artist Residency Program will enjoy roughly 50,000 square feet of donated space at 315 Hudson Street, thanks to a partnership between the non-profit and real estate group Jack Resnick & Sons.
First reported by the New York Post, the 8th floor of the Hudson Square office building, which has been emptied of tenants, will be converted to meet artists’ needs. This includes constructing 32 studios, meeting rooms, common areas, and a dance floor and rehearsal space. Artists are expected to begin working at the site immediately.
Perhaps better known as the gateway to the Holland Tunnel, the burgeoning Midtown South submarket Hudson Square has, in recent years, begun to attract the type of creative tenants that in previous years flocked to neighboring Chelsea and NoMad.
Dominated largely by Trinity Real Estate, with its centuries-old real estate tradition, the market’s other owners have started to cater their properties to an exciting new breed of tenant, and a neighborhood improvement plan is not far behind.
TED Conferences will be opening a new office in Hudson Square.
Known for thought-provoking conferences, TED will be taking 5,881 square feet on the ground floor of 315 Hudson Street, a building owned by Jack Resnick & Sons. The office will be located across the street from their other office that is approximately 14,000 square feet. The two offices combined bring TED’s presence to 20,000 square feet in Hudson Square.
Moda Operandi, an online retailer of ready-to-wear goods, is moving into its own Hudson Square area office space.
The firm will be moving from its current offices at 72 Madison Avenue to 315 Hudson Street, where it will take a 24,882 square foot space for a portion of the fifth floor.