Hudson Yards set to have tallest observation deck in NYC

Hudson Yards Set to Have Tallest Observation Deck in NYC
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HUDSON YARDS, Manhattan — The Hudson Yards development will have the tallest outdoor observation deck in the Big Apple, beating out the view from the Empire State Building by 50 feet.

With 360 views, the open-air deck will be situated 1,100-feet above the ground.

According to the developers, Related Companies, several million visitors are expected a year to take in the spectacular views.

The observation deck will be a part of the 92-story skyscraper at 30 Hudson Yards, which will soon be the fourth-tallest building in the city.

Hudson yards eventually include about 17-million square feet of residential and commercial space in an area west of 10th Avenue from 23rd to 42nd streets.

They will also have a restaurant and bar near the observation deck. It's slated to open in 2019.

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A view of New York's Manhattan is pictured from the Observatory of the Empire State Building on February 4, 2015. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 18: Atmosphere at observatory on 86th floor of The Empire State Building on February 18, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 26: Jager, the canine star of the new action adventure 'Max' visits the 86th floor observatory on June 26, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
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