Jersey City

Tower construction across New Jersey city generates work for OEMs and continues to transform skyline.

By Elevator World | January 1, 2021

Residential Tower Served by Otis System Tops Out Construction on 180 Morgan Street, a 41-story, 482-unit residential tower (ELEVATOR WORLD, September 2019), topped out in November 2020, New York YIMBY reported. Designed by New Jersey firm Marchetto Higgins Stieve (MHS Architects), the structure features a multistory podium topped by an L-shaped tower. The Albanese Group…

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Manhattan milestones continue, VT problems are identified, and a tower is greenlit in Jersey City.

By Elevator World | April 1, 2020

World’s Highest Residential Club Unveiled for Central Park Tower Developer Extell has unveiled renderings of Central Park Tower’s 100th-floor residential club, an amenity perched more than 1,000 ft above NYC’s Billionaires’ Row, New York YIMBY reported in January. The tower, also known as 217 West 57th Street, topped out at 1,550 ft last year (ELEVATOR…

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Brooklyn, Jersey City and Manhattan among hotspots.

By Elevator World | January 1, 2020

Jersey City Plan Features 68-Story Tower Jersey Digs reported in October 2019 on plans by Plaza VIII & IX Associates LLC to build a 68-story building on a parking lot as part of the Harsimus Cove Redevelopment Plan in Downtown Jersey City, New Jersey. To be one of the tallest in the state, the 708-ft-tall…

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A 52-and two 40-story towers slated for Jersey City, Newark.

By Elevator World | January 1, 2019

52-Story Residential Tower, a School and More for Jersey City A plan to build a 52-story residential tower, 16,485 sq. ft. of retail and a public school at 25 Columbus Drive in Jersey City, New Jersey, has been approved by the Jersey City Planning Board, Jersey Digs reported. L+M Development Partners is behind the project,…

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Projects abound in New York City (NYC) and across the Hudson in Newark.

By Elevator World | October 1, 2018

US$23.4-Million Elevator Project at Brooklyn MTA Station A US$23.4-million Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) project that includes installation of three handicapped- accessible elevators at Greenpoint Avenue station in Brooklyn was expected to start in September, with an anticipated completion in the third quarter of 2020, New York YIMBY reported. There will be one elevator between the…

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Archi-Tread Expanding, Relocating

By Elevator World | January 1, 2018

In response to demand for its Sillskin® patented line of elevator-sill solutions, Archi-Tread® Inc. has purchased a new, 4,000-sq.-ft. building and is relocating its Northeast manufacturing operations to Boonton, New Jersey. Now entering its fourth year in business, Archi-Tread has expanded operations nationally and into Canada, with regional offices in New York; the Washington, D.C.,…

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St. Louis’ Tallest Residential Building Planned

By Elevator World | February 1, 2017

One Hundred, a 36-story, 385-ft.-tall tower in St. Louis’ Central West End is expected to start taking shape this year and be complete by 2019, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The developer is Mac Properties of Englewood, New Jersey, and the architect is Chicago-based Studio Gang, which designed a tiered, glassy structure reminiscent of leaves…

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A special event is held; updates on Hudson Yards and introductions to other major projects.

By Elevator World | October 1, 2016

New Faces, Old Friends at NEII® Field Safety Committee Meeting A rare New York City (NYC) meeting of The National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII) Field Safety Committee was held recently, drawing a larger-than-usual crowd and bringing together new members and old friends. Bobby Rodriguez of Otis brought along Kevin Dix as a new member. Dix…

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Legislation, multiple projects are ongoing.

By Elevator World | August 1, 2016

Lincoln Square Tower Progressing Nicely One West End, a 42-story, 458-ft.-tall primarily residential building designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects was, as of May, progressing nicely at 1 West End Avenue in Lincoln Square, New York YIMBY reported. Encompassing 761,552 sq. ft., the tower includes a cantilevered portion that reached 10 stories in May. It…

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