Bjarke Ingels Via 57

Hell’s Kitchen is the neighborhood stretching alongside Hudson from West 42nd to West 57th Street, where a real estate investor today can earn a hell of a lot of money.

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Hudson Yards Seen From Highline

Hudson Yards is a massive redevelopment project, happening on the 28-acre parcel of land between 30th and 34th Streets and 10tn and 12th Avenues.

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Bjarke Ingels The Eleventh And Frank Gehry IAC Building

If we had to nominate Manhattan’s most athletic neighborhood, Chelsea would win in every category, because it hosts the largest sports complex in the city: Chelsea Piers. The complex includes three grandiose piers and a marina for mooring private boats, and contains a huge skating rink (equally suitable for figure skating and hockey), basketball courts, soccer fields, multi-story golf driving ranges, batting cages, dance studios, a wall for rock climbing and a huge gymnastics hall.

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FiDi Goldman Sachs Building at Night, by Elliot Bogod

Financial District, also known as FiDi is just across the West Side Highway from Battery Park City. Unlike Battery Park City, Financial District is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Manhattan – and it’s also one of the most respectable ones (or most notorious, depending on the point of view). The economy of New York City, and the entire driving force of the city’s growth started here.

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Battery Park City, by Elliot Bogod1200x900

This youngest and southernmost neighborhood of Manhattan, created a little over forty years ago. Until that time, the land on which Battery Park City is situated today didn’t even exist (or rather, the lower part of that land rested at the bottom of the Hudson river, while the top soil existed as the ground over the current World Trade Center area).

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Central Park Tower Under Construction by Elliot Bogod

I don’t consider myself particularly old. I’m in my mid-forties, and after a couple of decades of a consistently strong career in the field of luxury real estate, I think I’ve reached the point where I’m in top shape professionally (and I’d argue maybe physically as well) and get some of my best work done every day.

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Waterline Square Neighborhood by Elliiot BBogod

I’m passionate about the entire island of Manhattan, and I love all its neighborhoods – each one has its unique beauty, and if I were to start to describing to you all those things that I admire in each one, this storytelling session may last a while.

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