Luxury Rental Community Opening in Downtown Montclair, Will Include Pedestrian Plaza

A new six-story building with 200 rental residences and 38,000 square feet of street-level retail and arts space is opening this spring in Montclair across from the Wellmont Theater, with a pedestrian plaza in the works just outside of the building. Read on to learn more about the rental building Two South Willow coming to Montclair.

Ironstate Development Company and Brookfield Properties announced on February 23rd that Two South Willow is almost complete and will be launching this spring at the new luxury rental community rising on Bloomfield Avenue in downtown Montclair.

The Amenities

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The brand new 200 rental residences will feature studios, one- and two-bedroom apartments with open layouts, and modern finishes, with an array of lifestyle amenities including a roof deck with Manhattan skyline views, according to the press release. The six-story building will also include 38,000 square feet of street-level retail and arts space. The company aims to support the local art community as an ongoing effort to create a vibrant arts district anchored by the adjacent Wellmont Theater.

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“We’re proud to introduce this dynamic property to downtown Montclair,” said David Barry, CEO of Hoboken-based Ironstate Development Company. “Montclair is a destination for people who enjoy its unique blend of shopping, dining, and cultural attractions, and it is consistently rated one of New Jersey’s most desirable places to live. The opening of Two South Willow will bolster that reputation by adding a new modern living option to an area of town that will soon be pulsing with activity, culture, and convenience.”

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Designed by Marchetto Higgins Stieve and Minno Wasko, with interiors by Kara Mann Design, Two South Willow keeps the history of the architecture of the adjacent building alive. The apartments feature bright and open living spaces, modern kitchens, walk-in closets, and balconies. Shared social spaces include a fitness center with Peloton bikes, a rooftop study with a fireplace, and a roof deck with fire pits, BBQ grills, and a shuffleboard court. The building also offers keyless entry access and onsite, covered parking.

The Community

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Right outside of the Two South Willow building is a portion of Seymour Street being converted into a pedestrian-only space to create the Wellmont Arts Plaza. It will include extensive landscaping, outdoor seating, and multiple art installations, as well as space to host open-air performances and other events, the press release stated.

The building is just steps from retail, restaurants, and public transport access. NJ TRANSIT’s Bay Street and Walnut Street train stations are a short walk from Two South Willow and deliver commuters to and from New York Penn Station in about 40 minutes. Daily bus service to New York City is also available from multiple locations on or near Bloomfield Avenue. Residents with cars have easy access with proximity to Route 280 and the Garden State Parkway.

For more information on Two South Willow and to join the waitlist, visit www.twosouthwillow.com.

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Victoria is MG's Associate Editor and Social Media Coordinator for the Hoboken Historical Museum + Fire Department Museum. She is a born and bred Jersey girl with deep roots in Hoboken and Jersey City. When she’s not touring delicious restaurants and attending events in the Hudson/Essex area, she’s exploring everything the Concrete Jungle has to offer. You can catch her at art exhibitions, local festivities, traveling, diving into a new book, thrifting, or indulging in some form of arts and crafts.