A Jersey City neighborhood that has already been the site of multiple new development projects could become home to an eight-story building.
GND Whiton Street Holdings Urban Renewal, LLC, which is registered out of a mansion in Marlboro Township, is planning to bring the eight-story residential development to 412-414 and 416-418 Whiton Street in Bergen-Lafayette. A public notice shows that the proposed building could contain 56 residential units should the developer’s request for Preliminary and Final Site Plan approval with a deviation for rear yard setback be approved.
The development, which would be located roughly a quarter of a mile from the Liberty State Park stop on the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, would include 25 parking spaces on the ground floor. This building is considered to be the second phase of a larger project.
The two properties are microcosms of the changes taking place in this part of Bergen-Lafayette. Once used for industrial purposes, the lots have sat vacant across the street from a row of houses for more than a decade. Meanwhile, multiple residential developments have popped up on neighboring tracts while several others are envisioned nearby, including at the site of a former sanitation garage.
The Jersey City Planning Board is scheduled to conduct a public hearing on the matter this Tuesday, March 10, at 5:30 p.m.
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