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...

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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Lackawanna testimony to continue in to 2019

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsPlanning board members predict testimony on the historic Lackawanna train station redevelopment project would extend into 2019.Plans call for a multi-use development including 154 units of housing, a supermarket, medical center...

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....
Pig & Prince

In Lackawanna Plaza, a ‘secret’ garden grows

While tenant after tenant has left the Lackawanna Plaza mall, and vandals and vagrants are more commonplace than stores, Mike Carrino has etched a little bit of paradise in the midst of an urban development that lay fallow for years.

Tree loss slated with Montclair Art Museum outdoor expansion

 By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Art Museum is seeking variances to upgrade its grounds with a new outdoor plaza and water wall, a reflecting pond in the circle drive, and pathways throughout the property.Twenty-two...

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.
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.

Wildwood residents lament loss of small forest to home

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsWildwood Avenue resident Roger Paradiso woke up Monday morning, Aug. 20, to the sound of chainsaws and falling tree limbs at a neighboring property that has been vacant and heavily forested...

Lackawanna suit to block demolition rejected by the court

An Essex County Superior judge has declined to issue a restraining order to block the demolition of the former Lackawanna Station train platforms.