This modern 51-story luxury apartment building has captured the attention of renters thanks to its location right atop the Grove Street PATH Station, an inspired amenity collection and innovative interiors.
With the L train shutdown looming, renters in Williamsburg and Bushwick seeking relief from the inconvenience have options on the other side of the Hudson River.
A limited collection of modern townhouses offers brownstone-style living with all the luxurious amenities and services of Gulls Cove.
Designed by Perkins Eastman and S9 Architects, Vantage in Jersey City is the newest skyscraper on the New York waterfront.
It seems just about every week a new article comes out comparing Jersey City to Brooklyn. Ask Brooklynites and they’re likely to scoff at the mere thought that New Jersey could ever be like Brooklyn.
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The young British couple who bought a loft-like apartment in Jersey City’s Van Vorst Historic District called for decorating help on a relatively new resource: The New Design Project, a Williamsburg-based collaboration between Fanny Abbes, a designer, and James Davison, who handles the business end of things. Both are recent refugees from the world of finance.
The 1,600-square-foot unit, in a building that began life as a stable and was later used by the Metropolitan Opera for storing props and costumes, came pre-loaded with character, including exposed brick walls and heavily beamed ceilings.
But it has only one main exposure and was very dark, said Abbes, a Parsons grad who grew up in France and Africa and has spent her adult life in London, Paris and New York. “The big challenge was to increase light, drastically,” she said.