Curtain wall installation is closing in on the 754-foot-tall pinnacle of 537 Summit Avenue, the second and tallest skyscraper in the three-tower Journal Squared complex in Jersey City. Designed by HWKN/Hollwich Kushner and Handel Architects and developed by Kushner Real Estate Group, the buildings stand out dramatically from their isolated position west of downtown.
Renderings from J Frankl Associates reveal a nine-story mixed-use property at 58 Vanderbilt Avenue in Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn. Located near the Brooklyn Navy Yard industrial complex, the development will take shape on a large corner lot with additional frontage along Park Avenue. The building will top out at 107 feet and comprise approximately 106,000 square feet, with 61,223 square feet of residential area divided among 90 rental units.
Construction is progressing at 170 Erie Street, a nine-story mixed-use residential building in the Jersey City neighborhood of Hamilton Park. Designed by Studio V Architecture and developed by Silverman, the project will yield 57 residential units, 40,000 square feet of office space, 7,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space, and 85 parking spots.
The superstructure of 185 Broadway is now several floors above ground in the Financial District. Designed by FXCollaborative and developed by SL Green, the 260,000-square-foot development will top out at 31 stories and bring more than 200 rental apartments and flagship retail space to Lower Manhattan.
Construction has topped out on 700 Washington Boulevard, aka the Beach, a 24-story residential building in Newport, Jersey City. Formerly called The Wave, the project is designed by HLW International Architecture and Engineering and developed by LeFrak Organization. The building is located along the Hudson River waterfront just off 18th Street, bordering the northern end of Newport Green Park. A shorter 12-story sibling also stands topped out.