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Tour the epic new Hudson Yards — and its literal mile of shops

Hudson Yards is Manhattan’s wild blue yonder. But more than glittering penthouses, fine dining or luxury shopping, the new neighborhood on the Far West Side promises space-starved New Yorkers the true luxury of elbow room. Its high-end retail hub opens Friday. The gleaming glass-and-steel complex, located between 10th and 12th Avenues from West 30th to 34th Streets, is America’s largest private development, with 18 million square feet of mixed-use space. The megaproject features more than 100 upscale shops and restaurants, from NYC’s first Neiman Marcus to restaurants helmed by star chefs José Andrés, Thomas Keller and David Chang. “I’ve worked with a lot of retailers in the city, but never in a space of this size and sco ...