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This list of tallest buildings in New Jersey ranks skyscrapers and high-rises in the U.S. state of New Jersey by height. The tallest building in New Jersey is the 79-story 99 Hudson Street in Jersey City, which topped out at 900 feet (274 m) in September 2018. It is the 41st tallest building in the United States. The 42-story 30 Hudson Street, known widely as the Goldman Sachs Tower, which rises 781 feet (238 m) at Exchange Place in Jersey City is the state's tallest commercial building. It is also the 81st-tallest building in the United States. The tallest building in New Jersey outside Jersey City is the 57-story Ocean Resort Casino, which rises 709 ft (216 m) in Atlantic City and ranks as the second-tallest casino tower in the United States.

Tallest buildings

This list ranks New Jersey skyscrapers that stand at least 100 meters (330 ft) tall, based on standard height measurement. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts. The "Year" column indicates the year in which a building was completed.

* Denotes two or more buildings which equal in height ranking
Rank Name Image Height
ft (m)
Floors Year City Notes
1 99 Hudson Street 99 Hudson St Under Construction.jpg 900 ft (270 m) 79 2019 Jersey City Topped out on September 27, 2018. 41st tallest building in the United States.
2 30 Hudson Street 30hudson.jpg 781 ft (238 m) 42 2004 Jersey City 81st-tallest building in the United States.
3 URBY Harborside Tower I URL Harborside Tower I April 2016.png 713 ft (217 m) 69 2016 Jersey City Third-tallest building in Jersey City. Topped out in September 2015.
4 Ocean Resort Casino Revel Atlantic City from boardwalk.jpg 709 ft (216 m) 57 2012 Atlantic City Tallest building In Atlantic City since 2012 and the second-tallest casino tower in the United States. Tallest building in New Jersey outside of the New York Metropolitan Area. Formerly known as Revel.
5 Journal Squared Tower I JournalSquared(Tower1).jpg 574 ft (175 m) 54 2017 Jersey City Completed in 2017, and part of a three tower complex.
6 101 Hudson Street 101 Hudson Street Jersey City.JPG 548 ft (167 m) 42 1992 Jersey City Tallest building constructed in New Jersey in the 1990s.
7 Trump Plaza SS 03172011 Trump Plaza.JPG 532 ft (162 m) 55 2008 Jersey City
8 Newport Tower Jersey-city-new-jersy-night.jpg 531 ft (162 m) 36 1991 Jersey City
9* 70 Columbus 530 ft (160 m) 50 2015 Jersey City
9* 90 Columbus 530 ft (160 m) 50 2018 Jersey City
11 Harrahs Waterfront Tower Harrahs Atlantic City.jpg 525 ft (160 m) 45 2008 Atlantic City
12* 70 Greene Street 77 Hudson Greene fr York & Hudson JC jeh.jpg 500 ft (150 m) 50 2010 Jersey City
12* 77 Hudson Street 77 Hudson Greene fr York & Hudson JC jeh.jpg 500 ft (150 m) 50 2009 Jersey City
14* The Modern 1 The Modern (Fort Lee buildings).jpg 496 ft (151 m) 47 2012 Fort Lee
14* The Modern 2 496 ft (151 m) 47 2018 Fort Lee
16 Exchange Place Center Exchange Place Center Jersey City.JPG 490 / 149 30 1989 Jersey City Tallest building constructed in New Jersey in the 1980s.
17 Trump Bay Street 484 ft (148 m) 50 2016 Jersey City
18 Harborside Plaza 5 480 / 146 34 2002 Jersey City
19 Hard Rock Hotel and Casino North Tower Chairmans Tower AC NJ.jpg 470 / 140 45 2008 Atlantic City
20 National Newark Building National Newark Building.jpg 465 / 142 34 1931 Newark Tallest building constructed in New Jersey in the 1930s and tallest building in Newark since 1931.
21 The Water Club at Borgata Water Club AC NJ.jpg 457 / 139 38 2008 Atlantic City
22* M2 at Marbella 450 ft (137 m) 38 2016 Jersey City
22* Southampton Apartments Towers of America Jersey City.JPG 450 / 137 36 2000 Jersey City
22* Atlantic Apartments 450 / 137 36 1998 Jersey City
22* Riverside Apartments 450 / 137 33 1998 Jersey City
22* East Hampton Apartments 450 / 137 33 1999 Jersey City
27 Eleven 80 Eleven 80-1180 Raymond Boulevard-Newark.jpg 448 / 137 35 1930 Newark
28 The Palisades ThePalisades(highrise)FortLee 02.jpg 445 ft (136 m) 41 2001 Fort Lee
29 The Ellipse 445 ft (136 m) 41 2017 Jersey City
30 Crystal Point 436 / 133 42 2009 Jersey City
31 Borgata Hotel and Casino Borgata.jpg 431 / 131 43 2003 Atlantic City
32 Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Trump Taj Mahal.jpg 429 / 131 41 1990 Atlantic City
33 Marbella Apartments 427 / 130 40 2003 Jersey City
34 Galaxy Towers Galaxy-towers.jpg 415 feet (126 m) 44 1971 Guttenberg
35 Liberty View Towers East 380 / 116 36 2003 Jersey City
35 Liberty View Towers West 380 / 116 36 2003 Jersey City
36 Bally's Atlantic City Bally's Dennis and Claridge Towers.jpg 375 / 114 37 1989 Atlantic City
36 The One 375 ft (114 m) 35 2015 Jersey City
39 Prudential Plaza Building Prudential Plaza - Newark - Four Corners.jpg 374 / 114 24 1960 Newark Tallest building constructed in New Jersey in the 1960s.
40 Camden City Hall Camden City Hall NJ.JPG 371 / 113 18 1931 Camden Tallest building in Camden since 1931. Tallest building in the Philadelphia metropolitan area that is located outside of Philadelphia.
41 The Claridge Claridge Hotel - Atlantic City, NJ.JPG 370 / 110 24 1930 Atlantic City
42 The Stonehenge 8.7.09BraddockParkByLuigiNovi20.jpg 369 ft (112 m) 34 1967 North Bergen
43 Parker Imperial ParkerImperialBlvdEastNorthBergen.tiff 366 ft (112 m) 30 1973 Boulevard East
North Bergen
44 80 Park Plaza PSE&G 4.JPG 360 / 110 26 1980 Newark
45* Ocean Club East Tower Ocean Club AC NJ.jpg 360 / 110 34 1984 Atlantic City
45* Ocean Club West Tower Ocean Club AC NJ.jpg 360 / 110 34 1984 Atlantic City
47* One Gateway Center Gateway One @ Newark Penn Station.JPG 359 / 109 30 1971 Newark Tallest building constructed in New Jersey in the 1970s.
47* Riviera Towers Riveria(highrise)BlvdEastWNY.jpg 359 ft (109 m) 38 1965 West New York
49 Zion Towers Zion Tower Newark (Weequahic).jpg 351 ft (107 m) 28 1969 Newark
50 Resorts Renedezvous Tower Resorts Atlantic City - Rendezvous Tower, night.jpg 348 / 106 27 2004 Atlantic City
51* The Plaza ThePlaza(highrise)FortLee 01.jpg 347.2 ft (105.8 m) 32 1975 Fort Lee
51* The Colony TheColony(highrise)FortLee 02.jpg 347.2 ft (105.8 m) 32 1972 Fort Lee
53 The Flagship Resort Flagship AC NJ.jpg 336.5 ft (102.6 m) (estimated) 32 1988 Atlantic City
54* River Ridge RiverRidge(highrise)FortLee 03.jpg 336.4 ft (102.5 m) 31 1985 Fort Lee
54* Century Towers Century(high-rise)FortLee 02.jpg 336.4 ft (102.5 m) 31 1981 Fort Lee
56 Aquablu 331 / 101 32 2009 Jersey City
57 Newark Legal Center Newark Legal Center @ Raymond Blvd..JPG 329 / 100 20 2000 Newark

Timeline of tallest buildings

Years tallest Name Image Height
ft / m
Floors Year completed City Notes
1910–1923 Firemen's Insurance Building Firemen's Insurance Building Four Corners Newark 03.jpg 205 ft (62 m) 19 1910 Newark
1923–1926 Bamberger's/WWOR- Bamburgers Newark (Washington Street) 02.JPG 226 ft (69 m) 14 1923 Newark
1926–1930 Military Park Building Military Park Building-PSEG Plaza-Newark.jpg 266 ft (81 m) 21 1926 Newark
1930–1931 Eleven 80 Eleven 80-1180 Raymond Boulevard-Newark.jpg 448 ft (137 m) 35 1930 Newark
1931–1989 National Newark Building National Newark Building.jpg 465 ft (142 m) 34 1931 Newark
1989–1991 Exchange Place Center Exchange Place Center Jersey City.JPG 490 ft (149 m) 30 1991 Jersey City
1991–1992 Newport Tower Jersey-city-new-jersy-night.jpg 531 ft (162 m) 36 1992 Jersey City
1992–2004 101 Hudson Street 101 Hudson Street Jersey City.JPG 548 ft (167 m) 42 1992 Jersey City
2004–2019 30 Hudson Street 30hudson.jpg 781 ft (238 m) 42 2004 Jersey City Tallest non-residential building in New Jersey.
2019–present 99 Hudson Street 99 Hudson St Under Construction.jpg 900 ft (274 m) 79 2018 Jersey City Topped out in September 2018. Due to open in 2019.
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