Hyatt House Jersey City opens with a fantastic retractable rooftop lounge from OpenAire

The new 3,520-square-foot rooftop terrace enclosure gives guests panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline all year long

Oakville, Ontario, CANADA

OAKVILLE, Ontario, April 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jersey City, New Jersey now has an amazing addition to the Exchange Place neighborhood with the completion of its newest local hotel, Hyatt House Jersey City Hotel, located on the city’s waterfront. Developed by Hyatt and Concord Hospitality Enterprises, the Hyatt House offers visitors 12 floors, terrace bar, rooftop, and 258 rooms of inviting accommodations, all crowned by an incredible new rooftop lounge.  Located on the Hudson River directly across from the Freedom Tower, visitors will be awed by an amazing panoramic view of New York City. Guests, locals and tourists alike are able to enjoy this fantastic rooftop space year-round thanks to a customized retractable roof and glass enclosure designed and installed by OpenAire.

The lounge/bar is over 110 feet long and over 32 feet wide, big enough for events and parties of all sizes. The 3,520-square-foot glass-enclosed structure has a roof that is built in three telescoping sections, which open and close at the touch of a button, and walls that fold completely open to the adjacent rooftop terrace. When fully open the walls and roof disappear to let in incredible city views, creating a one of a kind destination.

On sunny days, two of the roof sections retract under the third exposing the lounge completely to the open skies and fresh air. In cold or inclement weather, the roof and walls will still provide excellent views of the Manhattan skyline across the Hudson River, but will keep guests comfortable in a temperature-controlled environment, that is usable on the coldest days of winter. It is an ideal place to enjoy great food and drinks while experiencing the sights and sounds of New Jersey.

Hyatt House Jersey City is an adoptive re-use of the 97-year-old former First National Bank of Jersey City at One Exchange Place. Hyatt, Concord Hospitality, and OpenAire are all excited to unveil this unique and attractive venue, which is bringing new life and business to the heart of Jersey City. With its one-of-a-kind combination of classical architecture, modern designs, and exceptional rooftop views, the Hyatt House is sure to become a destination in Jersey City for years to come.

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About OpenAire
OpenAire has been designing and manufacturing beautiful, high-quality, retractable roof structures and skylights for 28 years. We bring unique designs to life from concept to installation, transforming buildings into sunlit spaces that customers love. Headquartered in Oakville, Ontario, OpenAire is approaching 1,000 projects throughout North America, Europe and the Middle East. Some of our projects include unique and inviting restaurant skylights and enclosures, such as the Rooftop Bar at the Refinery Hotel in New York NY (which achieved the #1 ranking in the 10Best Readers’ Choice Award for Best Hotel Rooftop Bar 2015); the Crooked Cue Pool Hall and Pub in Toronto ON; Gusto 101 in Toronto ON; the WaTiki Brown Rock Restaurant in Rapid City SD; LOCAL Public Eatery in Toronto ON; The Beer Garden at Ballpark Village in St. Louis MO; Goose Island’s Beer Bridge at Fourth Street Live in Lexington KY; Restoration Hardware’s “RH Gallery” courtyard in Chicago IL; and Pizza Express in Jersey Isle UK. More restaurants projects are currently under construction, including: Boston Pizza in Toronto ON, Kelly’s Landing in Toronto ON; Barcelona Tavern in Toronto ON; and MOXY in Washington D.C. To learn more about OpenAire Inc., visit and follow us on Twitter. For more details on this project, please e-mail

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