THE BRAVITAS GROUP 105 Grove Street, Suite 5, Montclair, NJ 07042 (973) 783-8700 info@bravitas.com

Vault491, located in the heart Montclair’s award winning downtown at 491 Bloomfield Avenue, is an innovative adaptive reuse of a historic 92 year old bank building. Located in Montclair’s central business district, Vault491 is surrounded by over 90 restaurants, a variety of shops, and several renowned art venues.

Built in 1923, Vault491 has housed numerous banks ranging from The Bank of Montclair to PNC.  The town of Montclair is committed to maintaining its historic downtown while working to retain its thriving business district. The renovation of the building followed historic preservation guidelines and is GOLD LEED certified. The conversion has preserved its wonderful character while simultaneously enhancing it to offer over 19,000 square feet of class-A professional office and retail space. 

Interior Design Features

  • Office suites of varying sizes and layouts
  • Customized interiors uniquely designed and tailored for each tenant
  • A variety of large open spaces and high ceilings (11 to 14 feet) to add architectural interest
  • Unique architectural details retained such as original plaster molding, old vaults, and columns.
  • Large operable insulated windows to flood offices with natural light yet guard against reflective heat
  • Each suite has separate electrical meter.
  • High-speed internet (FiOS), cable, telecom, and security wiring
  • High efficiency HVAC.

Exterior Amenities

  • Ample parking located directly behind in municipal lot (59 dedicated spaces) connected to building via a pedestrian bridge.
  • Located in the heart of Montclair’s downtown.
  • Bus service to and from New York City one block from building.
  • Third floor roof terrace. 

All New Common Areas

  • Private access from municipal lot directly into building.
  • Security cameras 24/7 throughout common areas and outside the building.
  • Designated Gallery for Local artists
  • High end custom finishes throughout.

Environmental Commitment

  • GOLD LEED certified by the U.S. Green Building Council; built with no VOC paints and finishes, formaldehyde free building products and flooring. 
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Vault 491 on Instagram
  • Tomorrow night! Tomorrow night! Tomorrow night! 7-10pm! .
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  • I got the band back together for this show. Come out to the opening next Friday and pick you favorite! Sept 6th, 7-10pm at Gallery 491 in Montclair. .
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  • There where of wall can create totally different vibes.  In this space we wanted to balance the  beautifully preserved architectural detail with a modern energy.  We think we did a pretty good job! #vault491 #interiors #interiorarchitecture #njdesigner #njarchitect #modernish #montclairnj @schumacherinsurance #corporateinteriors #rhgarchitectureanddesign #rhgdesign
  • “Buttoned Up” acrylic and ink on stretched textile (18x24).
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  • Reminder! Mark your calendars: Sept 6th, 7-10pm!
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  • Tonight’s view of the #festoonlights at #Vault491 from above . #thebravitasgroup  @randy_sabedra @rhgdesign @jackfinnandcompany @sionas_architecture #adaptivereuse #montclairnj @montclaircenter #downtownmontclair
  • The #festoonlights in the alleyway at #Vault491 is one of our favorite lighting designs by @randy_sabedra and @rhgdesign . The lighting is not only art but it transformed a dimly lit alley into a beautiful connector between The Fullerton Parking Deck and Bloomfield Ave. Part of our mission is to transform streets and neighborhoods through our #adaptivereuse projects. #thebravitasgroup @jackfinnandcompany @sionas_architecture #montclairnj #historicbank #repurposedbanks #exteriorlighting #exteriorlightingdesign #downtownmontclair @montclaircenter #montclaircenter
  • LISTEN UP!!! I’m having a solo show at Gallery 491 in Montclair this fall. Opening Sept 6th, 7-10pm. Show runs from 9/6-12/13. Hope to see you all there! Tell your friends!
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  • Thank you @montclaircenter for highlighting #vault491 in your recent post. We are thrilled to support the vibrancy of downtown #montclairnj . While you are downtown stop by 491 Bloomfield to see the art by @rachaelgrochowski_artist , get your hair styled by @hair491 , have an amazing beverage @crazymochanj , have your risk managed by @schumacherinsurance or your brand enhanced by @insomniagraphix . All these businesses contribute to the energy of downtown. #thebravitasgroup #montclaircenter
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Flashback to #vault491 and wondering why this team chooses such difficult #adaptivereuse projects. We basically transformed a one story 1920’s #historicbank structure into a 4 story boutique office building in the heart of #montclairnj . This was accomplished by creating a second and third floor by structurally engineering a new infilled second floor in the original double height banking area(top photos) and converting the steel truss laden inaccessible attic space into a new third floor office for a tech firm (bottom photos). It takes a highly skilled team of professionals that ain’t afraid of such projects to actually execute these complex projects. I must say, It is more fun, creative and challenging to do these difficult projects than building your typical ground up drop ceiling soulless office buildings.  I am so lucky that our general contractor @jackfinnandcompany , our architect @sionas_architecture , our interior architect/designer @rhgdesign and our structural engineer @christie.engineering.pc aren’t intimidated by these “scary” projects. #thebravitasgroup #repurposedbank #repurposedbanks #structuralengineering #trusses #steeltruss #repurposedbuilding @schumacherinsurance @sitetracker_
  • Flashback to #vault491 and wondering why this team chooses such difficult #adaptivereuse projects. We basically transformed a one story 1920’s #historicbank structure into a 4 story boutique office building in the heart of #montclairnj . This was accomplished by creating a second and third floor by structurally engineering a new infilled second floor in the original double height banking area(top photos) and converting the steel truss laden inaccessible attic space into a new third floor office for a tech firm (bottom photos). It takes a highly skilled team of professionals that ain’t afraid of such projects to actually execute these complex projects. I must say, It is more fun, creative and challenging to do these difficult projects than building your typical ground up drop ceiling soulless office buildings.  I am so lucky that our general contractor @jackfinnandcompany , our architect @sionas_architecture , our interior architect/designer @rhgdesign and our structural engineer @christie.engineering.pc aren’t intimidated by these “scary” projects. #thebravitasgroup #repurposedbank #repurposedbanks #structuralengineering #trusses #steeltruss #repurposedbuilding @schumacherinsurance @sitetracker_
  • To continue our #tbt of our #historicbank collection , this is a calendar with a photo of #Vault491 in 1952 . The Bank of Montclair had been sold to the National Newark and Essex Bank Co. If you look on the calendar you will notice a branch located at 307 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell, N.J. the home of #thewilsoncaldwell . The Wilson was originally Caldwell National Bank . We are very proud to be the new stewards of two former Newark and Essex Bank Buildings. #thebravitasgroup #montclairnj #caldwellnj #adaptivereuse #repurposedbanks
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