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.
Proposals to construct a new observation deck on the upper floors of the Chrysler Building have arrived for review by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. As promised by Aby Rosen, co-founder of RFR Holding and part-owner of the Midtown East icon, these plans comprise just one phase of his vision to invigorate interior spaces of the landmark at 405 Lexington Avenue with new restaurants, a food hall, and retail spaces.
Work on the 41-story reinforced concrete superstructure of 184 Morgan Street, aka 331 Marin Boulevard, is now a few floors above ground and steadily rising next to the Powerhouse Arts District in Jersey City. Marchetto Higgins Stieve is the designer of the 482-unit residential building, which is set to come with 121 parking spaces, a 125-seat theater, and 14,000 square feet of amenities. The Albanese Group is the developer of the downtown property, bound by Grove Street to the west, Bay Street to the north, Marin Boulevard to the east, and Morgan Street to the south.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 493 Myrtle Avenue in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Located between Hall Street and Ryerson Street, the interior lot is closest to the Clinton-Washington Avenues subway station, serviced by the G train. Alex Guzman under the 493 Myrtle Avenue Realty Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Work on 99 Hudson Street in Jersey City is nearly complete as finishing touches proceed on the ground floor and interiors. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by COA 99 Hudson, LLC, the 79-story, 900-foot-tall residential skyscraper is the tallest building in New Jersey. Plaza Construction is in charge of construction with Vidaris overseeing the installation of the exterior envelope. 99 Hudson Street rises from a full-block parcel bound by Hudson Street to the east, Grand Street to the south, Greene Street to the west, and York Street to the north.