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...

Sculpture removal, tree loss concerns raised with outdoor expansion

Montclair Art Museum officials have plans to upgrade its grounds.

Town ready to approve 74 units for Church Street

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsThe town is close to accepting an agreement to redevelop the former Hahne’s parking lot on Church Street into 74 units of housing and retail space.The mayor and council are expected...

Planning board, chair sued over Lackawanna decision

A historic rail station preservation advocate has filed a suit in Essex County Superior Court against the Montclair Planning Board and its chairman over the approval of Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan.
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Business owners, residents ponder new growth in Fourth Ward

On the busy intersection of Grove and Walnut streets in Montclair’s Fourth Ward, the area is dotted with F. Paul Kaveny Field, mom-and-pop eateries, a small insurance company, podiatrist office, dry cleaner and homes.
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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.
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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.

Still no developer named for housing slated for Church St. parking lot

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe planning board has made its recommendations for the redevelopment of a Church Street parking lot to allow for six stories of housing, of which 20 percent will be be affordable.The...
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Postponement for 96-year-old who wants to sell half his lot to ‘age in place’

Property owner Sam Debnam, 96, wants to sell half of his 150-by-100-foot lot to developer Mitchell MacGregor, who plans to build a single-family house on the site.
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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.