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3 Hudson Boulevard
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Former names GiraSole
General information
Status On hold
Type Mixed-use, office and residential
Location 555 West 34th Street, Manhattan, New York 10001
Construction started 2014 or 2015-2016-2017
Estimated completion 2022
Roof 987 ft (301 m)
Technical details
Floor count 56
Floor area 2,000,000 sq ft (190,000 m2)
Design and construction
Architect FXFOWLE Architects
Developer Joseph Moinian and Boston Properties

3 Hudson Boulevard (previously known as GiraSole) is a skyscraper under construction along the Hudson Park and Boulevard in the Hudson Yards and Hell's Kitchen neighborhoods of Manhattan, New York City. Its developer is Joseph Moinian.


It is expected to rise 53 floors and 987 feet (301 m) in height. FXFOWLE Architects designed the building, which is planned to have 2 million square feet (190,000 m2) of real estate.

Construction was supposed to begin in mid-2014 or 2015, with the building's completion planned for 2017. Completion was rescheduled for 2021. The building, directly across Eleventh Avenue from the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, would abut the secondary entrance to the new 34th Street – Hudson Yards subway station, built as part of the New York City Subway's 7 Subway Extension project. Consequently, the foundation is being built by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, because the subway station is directly underneath; the rest of the building is being built by Moinian Group. The foundation works started May 2016. A groundbreaking ceremony was held November 3, 2017.

On June 26, 2014, Joseph Moinian secured a loan for the construction of the building.

The building's former name, Girasole, means sunflower in Italian.

Energy efficiency

The developers of the building are hoping to get a LEED Platinum certification for the building when it is completed, owing to its eco-friendly design. "Green" strategies include wind harvesting, rooftop farming, heat recovery, solar shading, photovoltaic electricity, regenerative elevators, Energy Star-efficient appliances, ice storage, and natural lighting.


The top two floors are set aside for a conference center, or executive or cafeteria dining. The office building will also include 12,600 square feet (1,170 m2) of retail.

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