Alternative Lackawanna plan diverts from developers’ options

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Township Council members have two redevelopment plans in their hands for Lackawanna Plaza, including one that satisfies the cries of historic preservationists who want the landmark train station at the site incorporated...

Preservationists lament future of Lewis Estates house

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Lewis Estates house is steeped in history. But it may not have much of a future. "The potential demolition of the Lewis residence at 44 Pleasant Ave. will be a true loss...

Town eyes valet parking after issues at The Crosby

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news After receiving complaints about The Crosby gastropub, claims of illegal parking and a street being blocked, the township is looking into what control it has over valet parking for local restaurants. At last...

Lewis Estates house put on block for $10 or less

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe historic Lewis Estates house is yours for $10 or less — if you're willing to move it.The house, designed by renowned Montclair architect Dudley S. Van Antwerp, is at 44 Pleasant...

Township introduces ordinance to ‘curb’ trash

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclair.newsMontclair wants you to curb your trash.The Township Council this week introduced an ordinance that mandates that trash receptacles and bulky waste be placed at the curb, not on the sidewalk. It...

Council eyes changes to Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsMembers of the Township Council tasked with studying a redevelopment plan for Lackawanna Plaza are looking to amend it, based in part on recommendations from local planning officials and historic preservationists.At Tuesday...

Planning board OKs revised expansion of ex-Warner building

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsDespite protests from residents and members of the Montclair Historic Preservation Commission during a combative four-hour meeting, the Township Planning Board on Monday night approved a revised plan for the expansion of...

Real estate firm wants first-floor space on Lorraine Ave.

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A Montclair real estate broker is seeking a variance to rent not only second, but also first floor, space at the renovated former Warner Communications building for her business. The Township Zoning Board...

Residents unhappy with revised Lorraine Ave. plan

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news To avoid litigation, a developer has amended his plan for the former Warner Communications facility on Lorraine Avenue, and is now looking to create an addition that will make the property look...

Planning board blasts Seymour Street proposals

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A loading zone on Church Street, by outdoor cafes and shops? A 4-foot-wide sidewalk in front of a six-story building on South Willow Street? Parking spaces eliminated during construction of a major...