Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop, City Council Members, and the Jersey City Fire Department recently celebrated the commencement of construction at 627 Grand Street, Jersey City’s first new firehouse in 20 years. The 12,000-square-foot station will replace a 116-year-old decommissioned facility that was condemned after a structural collapse on the ground floor.
An international cultural partnership between France’s Centre Pompidou and New Jersey will bring about the Centre Pompidou × Jersey City project, a museum at the historic Pathside Building in Jersey City‘s Journal Square. Design of the 58,000 square-foot structure at 25 Sip Avenue will be led by Jason Long of OMA.
Jersey City officials, local community groups, and small business owners recently gathered to celebrate the commencement of a $6.7 million makeover of the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza. The plaza, or pedestrian mall, is located on Newark Avenue between Grove Street and Erie Street, and partially extends down Bay Street.
A long-planned renovation of Jersey City‘s historic Loew’s Theatre may finally gain momentum following a request for proposals announced by Mayor Steven M. Fulop. The new RFP arrives as a collaboration between city officials and local non-profit agency Friends of Loew’s. As outlined by the RFP, the goal of the project is to substantially renovate and restore the gilded interiors of iconic structure and fully realize its potential to become a significant cultural venue.
Back in 2014, YIMBY sat down with the Mayor of Jersey City, Steven Fulop, to discuss the latest happenings across the Hudson. The city’s skyline has been continuously changing since then, and YIMBY revisited similar topics once more in an interview with the Mayor this week.