The Hudson Square Connection (HSC), a business improvement district nestled between Greenwich Village, SoHo, and Tribeca, aims to transform a historically manufacturing neighborhood into a bustling creative hub through an ambitious streetscape and public improvement project. Funded by a public-private partnership, the $27 million, five-year initiative seeks to beautify the streets and enhance the pedestrian experience to connect a growing community of vibrant businesses, residents, and visitors. The project places an important focus on promoting sustainable transportation through the adoption of new bike lanes and landscape strategies to better manage stormwater run-off, reduce waste, and save energy.
Role + Responsibilities
The scope of the project challenge prompted the Hudson Square Connection to engage Zubatkin to develop a manageable framework to advance the project. Zubatkin crafted a detailed Project Implementation Plan and reviewed the various capital projects involved, enabling the organization’s initiative to move forward. After an analysis of the entire project, Zubatkin delivered a plan clearly outlining next steps, issuing recommendations on governance structures and developing a financial framework to outline strategies for the management of multiple funding sources.
- Client Hudson Square Connection
- Location New York, NY
- Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects
Working to Meet PlaNYC guidelines
Permeable pavements manage storm water run-off
400 street trees planted to improve air quality
Benches & Bike Racks introduced to make livable streets