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Jarmel Kizel Hired For Union City's First Luxury High-Rise, The Thread

LIVINGSTON, N.J., SEPT 15, 2008 — Jarmel Kizel Architects & Engineers, Inc. was hired by W Developers of Lakewood, N. J., to perform architectural, design and engineering services for The Thread, located at 3312 Hudson Ave in Union City, New Jersey. The community is Union City’s first luxury high-rise condominium. Architectural services include everything from design development through construction documents. Engineering services include structural, civil, mechanical, electrical and plumbing.

“We have significant experience with projects of this type,” said Irwin H. Kizel, AIA, PP, of Jarmel Kizel Architects & Engineers, Inc. “We were hired to act as the single point of contact for our client, providing all architectural and engineering services. This particular project is very important for the city.”

The 15-story building contains 151 spacious one-, two-, and three-bedroom condominium residences that are located within a block of the Park Avenue business and entertainment area and adjacent to the entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel. The project includes a recreation room with billiards table; state-of-the-art fitness center; children’s playroom; landscaped outdoor plaza with barbecues, putting green and children’s play area; and an onsite parking garage. In addition, The Thread boasts spectacular views of Manhattan’s famed skyline and a comprehensive amenities package, including Union City’s first doorman.

W Developers’ name for the project, The Thread, refers to Union City’s history as a hub of the garment and lace manufacturing industry as well as its central location at the heart of New Jersey’s famed Gold Coast, connecting North Bergen, Weehawken, Hoboken and West New York.


About Jarmel Kizel Architects & Engineers, Inc.
Headquartered in Livingston, N.J., Jarmel Kizel Architects and Engineers, Inc. is a full-service integrated architecture, engineering, interior design and energy consulting firm serving a distinguished client base of commercial and residential real estate companies, and a myriad of corporations throughout the Northeast.  The company employs registered architects, interior designers, professional engineers, LEED-AP professionals and technical support personnel that provide clients with a single source for all of their facility needs from architectural design, interior design, structural, MEP and civil engineering, to energy solutions and product procurement management services.  For more information, contact the company’s Livingston headquarters at 973.994.9669 or visit