South End

Town extends no-knock down moratorium another 30 days

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsMontclair officials today, March 15, extended its halt on issuing demolition permits on one, two, three and four family homes.Officials first issued the moratorium on Feb. 15 due to public outcry...
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Left-hand turns debate: Planning board advised to revisit

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairocal.newsThe council, concerned with long backups and pedestrian safety, is directing the planning board to revisit Lackawanna Plaza traffic plans that include left-hand turns in and out of a planned supermarket...

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,...
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.
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. 

Plans scaled back for Walnut Street auto detailing business

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalPlans to demolish an automobile detailing shop at 137 Walnut St. and replace it with one multifamily building of six two-bedroom housing units have been scaled back to four units...
left hand turn

Council to fight Lackawanna developers’ left-turn plan

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsMontclair town officials will be introducing an ordinance they hope will create safer streets after the Lackawanna supermarket is built.Concerned that developers Pinnacle and Hampshire Cos., which just received planning...

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...

Brief: Contested development on the rise in Watchung Plaza area

A Park Street commercial building that housed financial and flooring companies was demolished this week to make way for a retail and housing development.The application for the three-story, 11 unit housing and retail...

What’s in store at Lidl? Going inside ahead of Lackawanna move

 By Jaimie Julia Winters and Adam Anik winters@montclairlocal.newsWhen Lackawanna developer Robert Schmitt of Hampshire Cos. announced the potential new supermarket tenant for the fourth ward last week, some were skeptical, if not confused.Comments from...