Fresh Groceries Coming Soon, Eventually

For almost a year, signs on the base of 77 Hudson Street have promised fresh groceries coming soon. The only evidence that work continues are the piles of yellow construction permits attached to the window, as evidenced by the not-to-straight photo: Paulus Hook residents have long complained about a lack of grocery stores in the […]

225 Grand Street to Start Leasing Next Month

The 348 unit building on the corner of Grand Street and Marin Blvd should begin leasing in April. Applied Development is building the tower and has plans for a second, 500 unit residential building also on Marin Blvd. The second tower is planned for property opposite the light rail station, on the other side of […]

Wayne Street Building Named Rosina

The four story construction on the corner of Barrow Street and Wayne now has a name: The Rosina. The small scale building is an infill project built on a former surface parking lot. The building also has a new website.

Monaco Towers Popping Up

The form of the double towers is taking shape above the shared parking deck. Along that base, there is some brick facade already installed. This week a worker fell from a scaffold, about 4 feet when a board broke.

272 Newark Avenue

From Third Street, the two faces of this building are evident: a modern glass and metal facade on the right and the faux historical addition to the adjacent building. The fourth floor of the brick building is entirely new. The proportions seem strange, as though missing a set of windows, and also on the Newark […]

Jersey Avenue Medical Building

Across the street from the mostly well planned Liberty Harbor North is a new medical office building. The uninspired design which would easily feel at home in a suburban office park circa 1992 is just south of the Jersey City Medical Center.

Crescent Court

Crescent Court, the low rise, block wide residential complex under construction in the western fringe of the downtown is rapidly nearing completion. The complex hides the parking garage buried behind the building. The structure does stand out in the neighborhood; unlike other historic neighborhoods in the downtown, the Village (or Italian Village) lacks the symmetric […]

255 Grand Street

The tallest part of the building from the corner of Grand and Marin The western end of the building Brick and glass along Grand Street From Grove Street, the tower rises over brownstones

Monaco Towers

213 Newark Avenue Named "The Saffron"

The Field’s Development project on Newark Avenue just west of Jersey Avenue is set to auction several units, according to the NY Times. The 76 unit low rise building, to be named The Saffron, will auction between 9 and 15 units to jump start traditional sales. The Saffron sits on what had been an empty […]

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