The dilapidated, two-story venue building at 2 Chapel Avenue, in the Port Liberté community of southern Jersey City, is expected to renovated and expanded into a four-story, 40,000-square-foot structure. The previous venue was called The Pointe, but Landmark Developers will rebrand the project as the North River House, Jersey Digs reported. The redeveloped building will include a lobby, a lounge, a restaurant, and two banquet halls. In addition, there will be multiple bars throughout, landscaped gardens, patios attached to the restaurant, and cabanas. Work is expected to start soon and completion is scheduled for 2018.
Last week, the Jersey City Planning Board approved plans for a five-story, 308-unit mixed-use project at 100 Monitor Street, located on the corner of Johnson Avenue in the city’s Communipaw section. The building will include 2,980 square feet of ground-floor retail space and 8,000 square feet of office space, the latter of which will be leased to the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency, Jersey Digs reported. The residential units will be rentals and amenities will include an 85-car parking garage, a fitness center, a pool, and a landscaped garden. Ironstate Development and Landmark Developers are developing the building. The site is an assemblage of six vacant lots and groundbreaking is scheduled for early 2017.