Jersey City OKs plan for 308-unit building outside Liberty State Park

By Terrence T. McDonald | The Jersey Journal

A rendering of 100 Monitor St., a new residential building given approval by Jersey City's planning board on Aug. 16, 2016. (Courtesy of Ironstate)

A rendering of 100 Monitor St., a new residential building given approval by Jersey City’s planning board on Aug. 16, 2016. (Courtesy of Ironstate)

A five-story residential building housing 308 rental units on a lot outside Liberty State Park was given unanimous approval by the Planning Board Tuesday night.

100 Monitor St., which will also house 2,980 square feet of commercial space on its ground floor as well as 8,000 square feet of offices, will be a “pinnacle project” for the Lafayette neighborhood, Charles J. Harrington, the developer’s attorney, told planning officials.

“It will really be a transformation of the site,” Harrington said.

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