Eleven-apartment Park Street redevelopment postponed

By Tina Pappas for Montclair LocalA lengthy hearing on a proposed apartment building at 256 Park St. resulted in postponement of the application.Residents raised concerns about aesthetics and increased traffic problems arising from the 11...
Lloyd Estate

Details emerge on Lloyd Estate

More details on the plans for Lloyd Estate, a 60,000-square-foot mansion proposed along Eagle Rock Reservation, have been revealed. 

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.
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.

Push for more affordable housing, green space with Hahne’s development

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe former Hahne’s parking lot redevelopment was sent back to the planning board for review, with board members continuing their commitment that 20 percent of the units be set aside as...

Two homes razed to make way for grand estate

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsTwo homes on Lloyd and Undercliff roads slated for “Lloyd Estate,” a massive compound proposed for the properties, have been razed.The home at 14 Undercliff Road was razed on Friday, Feb....
carriage house

Does color matter? Montclair Historic Preservation Commission, developer battle over black and white

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalFor prominent Montclair developer Steven Plofker, window frame paint color at the Carriage House located on the property shared by The George dominated his points of disagreement with the Montclair...
train platforms

Store gets bigger, push for a more pedestrian-friendly Lackawanna

New plans for Lackawanna Plaza include a larger supermarket and more repurposing of the train platform columns, but less parking.
Washington Avenue

Washington Avenue subdivision, 11-apartment development to be heard tonight

A proposal to split a lot on Washington Avenue in order to build a second home on the property is back at the planning board seeking approval. The planning board will hear the new application tonight, July 9.

74 units slated for old Hahne’s parking lot

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA redevelopment plan for a Church Street parking lot, in the works since 2003 and marred by controversy and court battles, is resurfacing.The council is expected to amend the Hahne’s...