testimony ends

Lackawanna developer ends six months of testimony

By Jaimie Julia Winters  winters@montclairlocal.newsMore than six months of testimony by the proponents of the Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan rumbled to a conclusion on Monday with the issue of just what constitutes a train station...
Lloyd Estate

Demolition moratorium extended another 30 days, Lloyd mansion hearing postponed

The 60,000-square-foot “Lloyd Estate” has been moved off tonight’s zoning board agenda, and town officials just extended their no-knockdown moratorium another 30 days.

Planning board member claims town employee dropped the ball on density issue

A planning board member is alleging that a township employee may have intentionally allowed for a much denser housing development than was intended in the Montclair Center Gateway Redevelopment plan for one future Orange Road development.
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Historians expected to testify tonight on Lackawanna train sheds

A historian attempting to debunk the validity of the historic nature of the Lackawanna train sheds, and two residents with a vision of using the train sheds as a supermarket and dine-in food market are expected to testify at tonight's Lackawanna Redevelopment meeting.
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Ten developments, 20 years: report looks at what worked, what hasn’t

A report commissioned by the Historic Preservation Commission gives a history of Montclair’s redevelopment — the good and the bad — over the last 20 years.

Lackawanna Train Station makes top 10 most NJ endangered historic sites

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsWhile the Lackawanna Plaza train sheds await the wrecking ball, Preservation New Jersey has just declared the entire site as one of 10 on its list of New Jersey’s Most...

MC Residences’ details emerge

Planning board members during their meeting Monday, Nov. 4, questioned design styles, solar plans and parking proposals for the 46-unit MC Residences proposed at the former Ferrara’s Auto Body property.
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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.
demolition

Town to extend demo moratorium while awaiting stronger no-knock down draft

A demolition-review ordinance on Montclair homes that was in the works by township attorney Ira Karasick was rejected by the council.

Park Street dentist wants to expand offices, residence

A Montclair dentist wants zoning board approval to expand his dental practice and residence.