New structures will be erected to the north and west of the main building, built by I. M. Peem. Now the Javitz Center is one of the smallest buildings of this type in the United States, and after rebuilding it will boast 125,000 sq. m of area, as well as - updated interiors and a facade.
HOK bureau specializes in "green" architecture, so this project will have a similar element: a park with an area of 89,000 sq. M will be laid out on the roof of the center. m, the largest of the "hanging gardens" in the world.
It will be planted with plants typical of the Hudson River Valley. According to the large-scale urban development project "Hudson Yards" and its part of the "Assembly Corridor", which includes the reconstruction of the Javits Center, several 50-storey buildings for various purposes will be erected around. These green spaces will also be designed for the comfort of the people who work and live there.
Construction will begin in 2005.