In the News: The New York City Skyline of 2020, Two Jersey City Waterfront Buildings Sell for $299m

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**National Geographic just published an interactive map of the future skyline of New York City. Titled “The New New York Skyline,” the map takes a look at some interesting projects such as the supertall 125 Greenwich Street, the 80-story 3 WTC, 56 Leonard Street (also know as the Jenga building, which looks very similar to our own URL Harborside), and the 99-story Central Park Tower (also known as the Nordstrom Tower), which will be the tallest building in the United States. It’s a fascinating read if you’re an architect geek or just interested in seeing what our neighbors across the Hudson are up to. —National Geographic

**A big change could be coming to the Jersey City waterfront. Chambers Street Properties has agreed to sell 70 and 90 Hudson Street in downtown Jersey City for $299 million. Chambers Street Properties acquired the twin office buildings from Hartz Mountain Industries four years ago. The $299m deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2016. The buyer of the two 12-story buildings was not disclosed and it’s still uncertain what changes the building could face. —NJBiz

**The Landmark Loew’s Theatre in Journal Square will offer a free screening of “Ellis,” starring Robert DeNiro. The film is directed by the Parisian artist known as JR (responsible for multiple epic murals in downtown NYC) and written by Academy Award-winner Eric Roth. The 14-minute film recounts the plight of immigrants who were intentionally marked as sick and forced to stay in the Ellis Island Immigration Hospital. The screening will be held on Saturday, November 21st at 8pm. —

**Shepard Fairey, who recently finished his Grove Street mural “The Jersey City Wave,” was on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Monday night. Although he didn’t specifically talk about his downtown murals, it’s a great interview if you’re interested in learning more about the man behind the popular Obama Hope poster. You can catch the full segment on YouTube. —YouTube

**Three Jersey City-based U.S. Postal Service workers have been charged with stealing between $3,388 to $8,626 through fraudulent unemployment insurance claims. —

**The Art House is one of downtown Jersey City’s newer rental buildings. has a small profile of the building and its amenities. —

(Image: National Geographic)