New plans for Lackawanna Plaza include a larger supermarket and more repurposing of the train platform columns, but less parking.
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.
By Jaimie Julia Winters email@example.comWildwood 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...
The planning board approved a subdivision to a single-family lot on Washington Avenue Monday night, contending it would be keeping with the “rhythm” of the neighborhood, which is filled with similar-sized lots.
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.
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.