7th & Jackson Resiliency Park: Park & Plaza Redesign

Key Stats


Bijou Properties


Hoboken, NJ

Key Staff

David Lustberg, Principal in Charge
James Ribaudo, Project Manager

Design Team


Project Status

Completed 2019

Total Project Size

2 Acres

Construction Cost



Concept Design, Community Outreach, Site Plan Approval, Construction Documentation

Point of Contact

Ironstate Development


NJASLA Merit Award, Landscape Architectural Design: Site Design, 2021
ACEC-NJ Award, 2019
Engineering Excellence Honor Award: Non-Transportation Project -
USGBC NJ Chapter, 2019
Urban Land Institute Award, 2019
NJ Futures Award, NJ Office of Smart Growth, 2018

The 7th & Jackson neighborhood in Hoboken, NJ is a burgeoning residential community. Located in the heart of this neighborhood is Monroe Center, an arts and culture incubator building. A large surface parking lot adjacent to Monroe Center will be converted to mid-rise residential development that fronts on a new urban plaza.

Arterial was commissioned to develop the design for this new urban plaza and adjacent community park. At nearly two acres, this public space will serve residents and businesses in the surrounding neighborhoods. Since this area experiences severe flooding, the park will include several Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Storm Water Management. Key features of the design include large flexible performance spaces, rain gardens, bioswales and a variety of both passive and active spaces.