Toy Industry Foundation Donates Record Number of Toys
In February, the Toy Industry Foundation’s (TIF) Toy Bank collected and donated nearly 200 pallets of toys and play things to local charities, following their successful event at the Javits Center. Coordinated by TIF and exhibitors of... >>
2017 Toy Fair Shatters Records
The Toy Industry Association's (TIA) 114thNorth American International Toy Fair brought 31,133 global play lovers to the Javits Center in February – creating the largest toy marketplace ever held in the Western Hemisphere, according to... >>
New Javits Center Display Model Unveiled
In February, the Javits Center unveiled a new display model that outlines the building’s history, operations and future expansion on Manhattan’s West Side. Equipped with three televisions and a 30-year outline of major milestones, the... >>
Whole Foods Coming to the West Side!
The very popular Whole Foods grocery store is coming to Manhattan’s West Side, landing in a new development near the Javits Center. The 60,000-square-foot store will serve all of the new Hudson Yards neighborhood, further demonstrating... >>
Governor Cuomo Breaks Ground on Expansion
On March 1, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo broke ground on the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center expansion in Manhattan’s West Side. Following work that began on the building’s foundation in December 2016, this groundbreaking signified the... >>
Expansion Design-Build Team Announced
Last month, Empire State Development President, CEO and Commissioner Howard Zemsky announced the selection of the design-build team for the $1.5 billion expansion of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Following a rigorous evaluation... >>