Jersey City

Design, Interiors, New Jersey

The New Design Project decked out a young couple’s urban residence with bursts of bold color, texture, and geometry, transforming the rustic Jersey City loft into a vibrant modern oasis. Integrated into the interior decor are several modern pieces, strategically placed among playful accents and ethnic touches–an unexpected yet seamless integration of various styles that’s become synonymous with the work of this edgy design duo.

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Architecture, Carter Uncut, Features, New Jersey, real estate trends, Urban Design

jersey city skyline

Carter Uncut brings New York City’s latest development news under the critical eye of resident architecture critic Carter B. Horsley. Here, Carter brings us his seventh installment of “Skyline Wars,” a series that examines the explosive and unprecedented supertall phenomenon that is transforming the city’s silhouette. In this post Carter looks at the new New Jersey skyline.

The hulking, 781-foot-high Goldman Sachs tower at 30 Hudson Street in Jersey City is like the Rock of Gilbraltar to Lower Manhattan’s famed skyline: massive and impressive. To some, perhaps, it conjures a Monty Python catapult or a very steep cliff on which to mount the Guns of Navarone for an assault on Lower Manhattan. It dominates the Jersey City skyline, which is a bit Spartan, especially in comparison with Brooklyn’s. Most of the skyscrapers in Brooklyn, however, are not directly on the waterfront and the Goldman tower is very much “in your face” on the water. Furthermore, all of a relative sudden, Jersey City is about to explode with three taller towers, which I can only describe as delirious, dancing, shimmy-shimmy-shake buildings with drop-dead vistas of Manhattan and the Hudson.

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Jersey City
  • Taking a look at the cultural rise of Jersey City. [NYT]
  • Why are Brooklyn neighborhoods getting so hard to tell apart? [NYO]
  • Landmarks Preservation Commission denies BKSK Architect’s glass topper proposal for Tammany Hall. [Curbed]
  • Manhattan’s getting 14 million square feet of office space by 2019. [WSJ]

Images: Jersey City via Singing With Light via photopin cc (L); BKSK’s proposal for Tammany Hall (R)

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