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Friday, June 29, 2007

111 First Street Rubble Remains

The only thing that remains of the old warehouse at 111 First Street is piles of rubble waiting to be cleared.


Wednesday, June 6, 2007

111 First Street: Gone

The warehouse at 111 First Street has been reduced to a pile of rubble.

111 First Street in Jersey City; an old warehouse removed to make way for a tower designed by Rem Koolhaus


Friday, May 18, 2007

111 First Street: A few Bricks Still Standing

Little remains of the former warehouse at 111 First Street. The last bit of western walls along Warren Street are still up, but those will soon be gone as well.

A former warehouse, this site will eventually be the home of Jersey City's Rem Koolhaus Tower


Friday, May 11, 2007

111 First Street Teardown Nears the End

The 111 First Street warehouse is nearing the end of the destruction stage.

111 First Street, an old warehouse in the powerhouse arts district in Jersey City is being cleared to make way for a tower by Rem Koolhaus

From Washington Street looking west toward the remains of the warehouse.

The north west corner of the building with the Trump Tower rising in the background:


Wednesday, April 11, 2007

111 First Street

From Washington Street, a historic stone foundation has been revealed.

111 First Street, historic stone foundation

From Washington street looking west:

The Rem Koolhaus tower will eventually rise from the rubble of the 111 First Street warehouse


Wednesday, April 4, 2007

111 First Street

The removal of the warehouse at 111 First Street continues:

The warehouse at 111 First Street must first be removed before construction can begin on the building designed by Rem Koolhaus


Monday, March 26, 2007

111 First Street

The demolition continues at 111 First Street.

The recently announced Rem Koolhaus Tower will eventually rise out of the debris

Looking west along First Street, there is still a whole lot of 111 First Street yet to come down.

Rem Koolhaus recently announced plans for the tower that is to replace 111 First Street. Now owners of the Butler Brothers warehouse, seen in the background, are looking to build a tower of their own.

Along Washington Street, the facade has been removed:

The western end of the building:

not too much remains of 111 First street as the building is torn down to make way for the new tower by Rem Koolhaus

From Washington Street, the south east corner has been removed:


Wednesday, March 7, 2007

Destruction of 111 First

With all the talk of the Koolhaas proposal, it almost seems as if folks have forgotten about the fact that 111 First street is still a building. Or at least half a building.

At the corner of Washington and First Streets:

Looking west from Washington Street

The powerhouse looms over what remains of the 111 First Street Warehouse.


Tuesday, February 20, 2007

111 First Street Demolition

Discuss the 111 First Street Demolition and other projects in the Jersey City construction forum.

Looking west from Washington Street towards the shell of the old 111 First Street warehouse:

Northern view from Washington Street with Athena Tower behind:

Looking directly west from Washington:


Sunday, February 18, 2007

111 First Street: The Video

Discuss the demolition of 111 First Street and other projects at the discussion forum.

In our first ever video entry, we present the on going demolition of 111 First Street:


Wednesday, February 7, 2007

111 First Street Demolition

It seems we overlooked this photo of 111 First looking down Bay Street earlier in the week. Its fairly unremarkable for now, except that soon the building will have been removed and that sort of change is interesting.


Monday, February 5, 2007

111 First Street Demolition

From Washington Street looking west down Bay Street:

From Washington with Athena on the right:

From Washington looking West:


Sunday, January 28, 2007

111 First Street

Looking west from Washington Street along Bay Street:

What remains of the Washington Street facade, with Athena in the background:


Monday, January 15, 2007

111 First Street

Less is left of this building every day.

Note that in the lower portion of the picture, the bricks are stacked neatly. These bricks should be making an appearance on the new 111 First Street.


Wednesday, January 3, 2007

Going, Going, Gone

111 First has been rapidly deconstructed.

The building facade along washington Street sits in a pile of rubble, albeit a blurry photo.


Sunday, December 17, 2006

111 First Street Coming Down

Usually we're photographing buildings as they go up. But of course, 111 First needs to first come down before something can go up. A whole floor was removed this week.

Looking along First Street.

The smell of mildew still permeated the air even though workers had not been on the job for hours.

Despite all the debate about preserving the building, there really is only one element of the building worth saving:


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