Name/Location: The Art House (148 First Street, Jersey City)
Developer: The Shuster Group
Units: 119 rental apartments
Status: Leasing opened June 2014
The Shuster Group launched the leasing program for its new 12-story Art House luxury rental building in downtown Jersey City’s historic Powerhouse Arts District this summer and the building is nearly fully-leased and occupied. Designed by Fogarty Finger Architects and LWDMR & Associates, the boutique 12-story building offers 119 luxury apartments and exceptional indoor and outdoor amenities, including a rooftop pool and sun deck offering spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline.
Studio homes are priced from $2,045, one-bedrooms from $2,300 and two-bedroom-plus-office/three-bedroom residences from $4,995 a month. Penthouse apartments are also available. Upscale condo-level finishes and appointments in the rental homes include 5” wide wood plank floors, kitchens with Italian-made cabinets by Pedini, glass tile backsplashes and stainless steel appliances; lavish baths with porcelain tiles and Hansgrohe fixtures, and Bosch washers and dryers in every residence. The building boasts a welcoming entrance which leads to a contemporary lobby with a 24-hour doorman to greet residents and guests. Hotel-like amenities in addition to the rooftop pool include a lounge, state-of-the-art fitness center, yoga room, kids’ room, party room and a bike storage room
The opening of the building coincided with the announcement of The Art Project, a collaboration of The Shuster Group, the Jersey City Economic Development Corporation and the City of Jersey City to promote local artists by displaying their creations in the Leasing Office/Art Gallery and selling the works of art to help inspire underserved youths through advanced visual arts courses.