The first phase of the sprawling $2 billion Liberty Harbor North project on the waterfront is gearing up for takeoff.
Jeff Zak, the chief planner for the project, prepared the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency for the initial development through a slide show presentation at the agency’s meeting on Thursday.
Comprised of eight-story mid-rises and rows of four-story townhouses, the first phase will produce 625 residential units. Zak showed photographs of existing townhouses in Jersey City’s historic districts as a frame of reference for the new townhouses to come.
Unlike the brownstones in Hamilton Park and Paulus Hook, the new ones being built within Liberty Harbor North will provide parking for the residents. In order to keep the same aesthetic fa