Lackawanna tesimony

Lackawanna testimony to continue in to 2019

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Planning board members predict testimony on the historic Lackawanna train station redevelopment project would extend into 2019. Plans call for a multi-use development including 154 units of housing, a supermarket, medical center...
church property

Church sells part of property to developer

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Two new homes will be built on Plymouth Street behind the First Congregational Church of Montclair. The church sold the property to developer Steven Plofker to raise funds. On Oct. 24,...
parking plan

Lackawanna testimony continues on shared, valeted parking plan

  By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news While many expected Monday night’s Lackawanna development hearing to hit on some new design elements on the historic former train station, with even the developer’s attorney opening up the evening ticking...
Pine Street

Pine Street residents trying to hang on to neighborhood they call home

The Pine Street Historic District contains a blend of early-19th-century brick apartment buildings, multiple one- and two-family houses in disrepair, and residents who include the working poor and people on the skids of society.
parking woes

More parking options offered for Seymour Street area

More parking options may be offered to relieve parking woes in the Third Ward being caused by the Seymour Street Redevelopment Project.
no knock down

Planning board looks toward no knock down rule for older homes

In response to a recent increase in home demolitions, the planning board is investigating bringing back a no-knock down ordinance.
Lloyd Raod

While residents lament tree loss, much bigger plans in motion for Lloyd Road

An application for “Lloyd Estate,” a massive compound proposed for two properties on Undercliff and Lloyd roads, was filed with the planning department on Tuesday.
shared-parking

Lackawanna shared-parking plan calls for 360 spots less than required

Lackawanna Plaza developers presented a parking plan to the planning board Monday night proposing a total of 457 spots for the retail and housing development, rather than the 817 spots required, relying on the closeness of mass transit and a shared-parking strategy plan.
hearing

Preservation commission presents ‘viable’ plan to save train sheds

The Historic Preservation Commission voted Monday night to amend a resolution reiterating its recommendations that the train sheds at Lackawanna Plaza be saved.
Seymour parking

Seymour Street residents: We’re stuck in arts-area parking quagmire

Seymour Street apartment complex residents are lamenting the loss of their neighborhood parking lot since it closed last week due to the construction of the development project near the Wellmont Theater.