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111 First Street – Jersey City, NJ, U.S.

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Building: 111 First Street
Location: Jersey City, NJ, United States
Architect: Rem Koolhaas
Structural Engineer: WSP Cantor Seinuk
MEP: Flack + Kurtz
Client: BLDG Management; Athena Group
Status: Not yet completed

AE Interest: Bottom section acts as large plinth which supports 2 foundations at 90 degree angle to eachother; building anchored by reinforced concrete tube located in building core; large cantilevered sections supported by “rigid frame facade” and cantilevered concrete beams.

Written by Trey Dondrea

February 1, 2011 at 3:06 pm

Posted in Built

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