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Friday, May 11, 2007

Westin Hotel Tower, Topped Off, Facade Work

The light rail line has been closed and will be closed between Newport and Harsimus Cove for several weekends while the Westin Hotel facade is installed on the western side of the wall. In the below series, its evident why the rail line is closed as the concrete slabs are hoisted over the tracks:

Looking north along Washington Ave at the corner of Sixth Street:

The Westin Hotel tower in Newport in Jersey City was recently topped off

Looking up from Sixth Street

Looking west across Washington Blvd towards the Newport Mall. The empty lot south of Sixth Street will eventually have a high rise residential tower.



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