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The Building

150 Bay Street is a converted warehouse building in the Powerhouse Arts District of downtown Jersey City, with quick and easy access to Manhattan and New York City.  The building has a mix of commercial, arts and residential spaces, with multiple private and dedicated entrances for each section of the building.

The ground floor has several commercial and retail storefronts, including Prato Bakery, Juice Box, and Departed Soles Brewing Company. Art150 is on the second floor, with gallery spaces and more than 50 artist studio spaces.

Residency 14C occupies the entire 4th, 5th and 6th floors at 150 Bay Street – the address of its dedicated entrance is 157B 1st Street, Jersey City NJ 07302.

These floors were renovated in 2021 and converted into state of the art dormitory facilities for the athletes and sports teams of Alliance University.  The University closed operations in 2023, leaving the spaces empty and creating the unprecedented opportunity for expansive artist residency live-work studios.

The Residency facility

The Residency 14C program includes more than 70 fully furnished dormitory/apartment/studio live-work spaces that range in size from 877 square feet (81.5 sq meters) to 1504 sq ft (140 sq meters) and can offer generous live-work space for up to 4 artists each in the spaces that previously housed up to 6 student athletes.

  • 124,193 total square footage of furnished and recently renovated space with more than 70 large artist live-work furnished studios, 3 Resident Advisor apartments, and capacious common spaces, including lounge, dining area, gym facility and movement spaces
  • Secure lobby with keyless entry
  • Mailboxes and package room
  • 2 passenger elevators just for Residency 14C access
  • Freight elevator/loading docks
  • Gym facilities and locker rooms
  • Conference rooms on each floor
  • Study rooms with carrels on each floor
  • Laundry room on each floor
  • Wi-fi provided
  • Building has a live-in super
  • All facilities fully ADA compliant
  • Use of main gallery space on Art150’s 2nd floor for exhibitions and/or performances