Soaring higher than any other outdoor observation deck in the western hemisphere, EDGE at Hudson Yards is finally open to the public. While Hudson Yards debuted a year ago, EDGE was one of the remaining components of New York City's newest neighborhood destination to be anticipated.
At 100 and 101 stories above ground (over a thousand feet in the air), EDGE opened to terrific fanfare and guests from all over the world this past Thursday, not letting something like COVID-19 get in its way (do germs even make it that far up? Probably not?). To put that into perspective, it is higher than the Empire State Building.
Boasting 360-degree views of Manhattan and New Jersey, EDGE is now open to the public and tickets are available for $36. In typical Hudson Yard fashion, the idea behind EDGE is to complement New York City and show guests a vantage point that has never before been seen.
With daily programming and surprises (the opening party featured a live band a ballet that took place on the side of the building as acrobats scaled down the windows) and a restaurant on the 101st floor named PEAK that will boast, arguably, the best view in all of New York City, EDGE adds a new lifestyle component to the already vibrant community created around Hudson Yards. And duh, some pretty amazing Insta opportunities.
[Photos courtesy EDGE/Hudson Yards]