City of Jersey City
GLENN D. CUNNINGHAM|
JERSEY CITY, NJ 07302
February 18, 2004 |
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jennifer Morrill|
ADVISORY ADVISORY ADVISORY
"Mayor Cunningham to Break Ground on Multi-Million Dollar Housing Development"
"Grandview" Will Feature 40 New Units on Former Colgate-Palmolive Site
JERSEY CITY - Mayor Glenn D. Cunningham will break ground on a multi-million
dollar housing development being built in the city's downtown neighborhood at 1 p.m. on
Friday, February 20, 2004.
The development, called "Grandview," will be located at the corner of Green and Grand
streets and will feature an L-shaped four-story building with three floors consisting of 40
residential units and a ground-level parking garage. The building will be the last to go up
on the former Colgate-Palmolive site.
The Grandview, which is being developed by Metro Homes, is conveniently located
within walking distance of the Exchange Place PATH station and the ferry terminal. The
homes, designed by Dean Marchetto Architects of Hoboken, are studios and one- and
two-bedrooms. Some of the units feature terraces or balconies offering views of
"This project is a great addition to Downtown Jersey City," Mayor Cunningham said. "It
will be an elegant building that will blend in with the architecture here quite well and
which will provide additional housing for people working in our financial sector."
In addition to the Grandview, Metro Homes is also currently developing Liberty Point, a
building with 32 condos and a ground-floor restaurant on Warren Street.