save train sheds

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.
report

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.
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.
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.
hearing

Citing ‘recent issues’ Lackawanna developer postpones hearing

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news About 20 residents and historians attended the planning board hearing Monday night, June 18, with plans of presenting opposition to Lackawanna redevelopers’ proposal to raze the historic train sheds, only to...
46 units

New 46-unit housing project proposed for Orange Road

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA four-story apartment and retail building is proposed for Orange Road in between the MC Hotel, currently on the rise, and the Orange Road parking garage.The proposal for the 0.644-acre...
newish plans

Developers unveil newish vision for train platforms at Lackawanna

Developers presented another plan for the Lackawanna Plaza lot to the planning board Monday night, incorporating the steel stanchions of the train platforms into a glass facade on the front of a proposed supermarket and as decorative fixtures throughout the parking lot, while a historian for the developer testified that the train platforms had lost their historical value due to previous alterations.

Apartments proposed for auto detailing shop

A property owner wants to replace an automobile detailing business with a multifamily building containing six, two-bedroom units at 137 Walnut St.
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.

Density dispute postpones Orange Road development hearing

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe Planning Board’s hearing for a 46-unit, four-story apartment and retail building proposed for Orange Road by developer Brian Stolar was halted before it even got started Monday night, March 11,...