Construction is rising on the Frank J. Guarini Justice Complex, a massive new government building at 595 Newark Avenue in the Journal Square neighborhood of Jersey City, New Jersey. Designed by bridging architect Rafael Vinoly and design-builder Terminal Construction Corporation, the five-story structure will yield 24 courtrooms, jury assembly spaces, and new offices for the Hudson County prosecutor, the surrogate, and the sheriff, among others. The $345 million development will also house a 75-seat public food court, a self-help law library, a children’s play area, training spaces, and a 459-space parking garage. MAST Construction Services Inc. is the general contractor for the facility, which is rising from an extensive plot bound by Central Avenue to the west, Route 139 to the north, Oakland Avenue to the east, and Newark Avenue to the south. The developers are aiming for LEED Silver certification.
Construction has topped out on 345 Baldwin Avenue, a 13-story residential building in the Journal Square neighborhood of Jersey City. Designed by Frank J Quatela Architects and developed by Titanium Realty Group, the structure will yield 116 units as well as ground-floor retail space and a parking garage. KBE-NY is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the intersection of Washburn Street and Baldwin Avenue.
Work is nearing completion on One Clinton, a 36-story residential tower at 280 Cadman Plaza West in Brooklyn Heights. Designed by Marvel Architects for Hudson Companies, the 409-foot-tall structure yields 295,000 square feet with 134 residential units, a 9,000-square-foot STEM research center, and One Clinton Street Library, a new public library replacing the Brooklyn Heights Library that formerly occupied the site. Consigli & Associates, LLC is the general contractor for One Clinton, which stands on a narrow parcel bound by Clinton Street and Cadman Plaza West.
Construction is rising on the third phase of Provost Square, a 33-story residential tower at 151 Bay Street in Jersey City‘s Powerhouse Arts District. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Toll Brothers, the structure will yield 259 residential units, 6,289 square feet of retail space, and a parking garage with 218 spaces. Twelve units will be designated as live-work units, with one for an artist in residence. CWG Construction Company is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Provost Street and Bay Street.
The Hard Rock Hotel at 159 West 48th Street is the newest hotel to open in Midtown, Manhattan’s iconic Times Square district. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Extell and Hard Rock International, the 442-foot-tall, 291,000-square-foot structure features 446 rooms and welcomed its first guests earlier this week. The rectangular reinforced concrete edifice is located by the corner of West 48th Street and Seventh Avenue and was built by AECOM Tishman. Rooms start at $475 per night.