70-90 Christopher Columbus is a 1.2 million square foot two tower mixed use property currently under construction in downtown Jersey City. Originally slated to begin construction in 2007, the downturn in the real estate market stalled the project until Spring 2013.
70 Columbus is Now Leasing
Studios from $2,100
1 Bedrooms from $2,500
2 Bedrooms from $3,495
Current Status (as of 10/12/15)
Construction is just about complete on the first tower and they unveiled “Now Leasing” signage.
They’ve connected the outdoor amenity space with 50 Columbus. It seems they will be sharing pool, basketball, and other amenities.
Construction is well underway on the hotel portion.
The first tower is topped out and enclosed. Construction has just begun on the hotel portion of the complex. They are holding off on tower 2 until the first one is completed.
The first tower will contain 560 rental units, a 144 room hotel and 12,000 sf of retail space as well as 7 story parking garage with 320 spaces.
The architect on the project is Gwathmey Siegel Kaufman & Associates. Other buildings by GSKA include the W Hotel in Hoboken and the Astor Place Condominiums.
It appears the hotel will be leased and operated by Marriott.
Originally part of a 3 tower plan known as Columbus Towers. The first tower, 50 Columbus, was completed in 2007. The rest of the project stalled soon after. Here is the original design of the project:
More Finished Renderings from the Architect: