MHS Architects experienced an extraordinary opportunity last week. Within Hoboken’s northern end, guided by Dean Marchetto, FAIA, employees toured MHS designed and re-purposed buildings and observed the firm’s development of new context-sensitive architectural styles custom made for Hoboken over the course of the past 35 years. It was like walking through a living museum.
As we walked the Northern part of Hoboken, we saw the progression of MHS’s designs of literal interpretation to a more modern style, the chosen material selections, color pallets, details and the experimentations with scale and proportion. After designing more than 100 buildings in Hoboken, different examples can be seen on a single block. The effect has been profound and the style has become the new face for Hoboken’s rebirth from the days of disinvestment and neglect to New Jersey’s greatest comeback city.
MHS Architects are all looking forward to touring the southern end of Hoboken in the fall.