Jersey City, NJ
720 Bergen Avenue is a new 58,000sf residential dwelling building comprising 58 apartments, with a mix ofstudios, one and two-bedroom units. The design uses clean geometric lines and large windows to create amodern feel that will translate into bright and spacious interiors. The use of dark grey brick is detailed witha projecting frame around the primary mass fronting on both Bergen and Fairmount Avenues. Within thisframework the vertical and horizontal divisions appear to be woven, creating a dynamic effect on the facade.Perforated metal is used the conceal PTAC units that sit below the windows, integrating them seamlessly intothe design. Ground floor commercial space fronts on Bergen Avenue and is articulated with black aluminumframe storefront and floor to ceiling glass. The residential lobby is expressed as part of a vertical treatment onthe Fairmount Avenue facade, clad in perforated metal with glass storefront; and adjacent is the entrance tothe parking area for 29 cars. The look of the exterior is carried into the design of the interior lobby, commonhallways and units where graphic wall paper, black fixtures, and clean lines make a strong graphic statement.