World Product Centre
1.5 Million Sq Feet Tower
Part of Manhattan's Far West Side Redevelopment
Opening: Winter 2013??
KOHN PEDERSON FOX ARCHITECTS
World Products Centre will include up to 1.5 million square feet of exhibition and meeting space in the 60-story, LEED certified, building. The building is designed with a "diagrid" structural framing system to create column free interior floor plans allowing for maximum flexibility in the interior configurations. Elevator service in the building will include high-speed service from the building lobby to a sky lobby for tenants on the upper floors of the building. Energy efficient building systems will support all internal functions providing Licensees and Attendees with a high level of comfort, flexibility, and maximum efficiency in the operations of their spaces.
MTA Subway extension
The 7-train extension project, serving the redevelopment of the Hudson Yards area, contains plans to house a subway stop directly underneath World Product Centre.
World Product Centre site - former Copacabana (pink building)