Hyatt House

One Exchange Place

Jersey City,  New Jersey


Adaptive reuse:  The transformation of a historic art deco bank building


Situated on the Hudson River waterfront, the 10-story 100-year-old First National Bank of Jersey City edifice is given a new life.  With the addition of a 4-level minimalist glass skin structure on its roof, the renovated and remodeled building provides 10,000 square feet of commercial space at street level, 258 apartment-style suites with full kitchens, an upper level jump lobby to enhance the arrival experience, and a breathtaking rooftop lounge and bar amenity with a dramatic retractable glass roof, mesmerizing fire and water features, and a magnificent panoramic view of Manhattan