For many years, vacant lots have lined many of the streets in Essex County’s second largest city. However, times are starting to change across East Orange. A massive new 17-story tower at 20-30 Evergreen Place is just one of many new developments in the city.
Plans to bring a new development with over 100 apartments to the site of the former Blood Center of New Jersey could possibly be approved this week.
The timing of this development, located at 160 Halsted Street, couldn’t have been better. Cities like East Orange were already dealing with a critical shortage in senior housing.
The municipal government of East Orange wants "statements of qualifications and performance data from developers" interested in several properties by the East Orange rail station, including the station building itself.
In the early 20th century, Trollies, trains, horses, bikes, and cars all scrambled on lawless roads. Deaths and injuries were commonplace. To help the situation, the Lackawanna Railroad eliminated 19 deadly grade crossings in Orange and East Orange. The yearlong project, which began in 1922, will soon mark a centennial.
A property located near I-280 and the Garden State Parkway in East Orange is where a developer is proposing a five-story building with over three dozen residential units.
Jersey Digs reported earlier this month that a company is proposing a complex with retail space and more than 100 residential units between East Orange’s two train stations. Now, we know what the project could look like if it ends up being built.
More than six years after a fire destroyed the Harris Diner, an East Orange landmark, the building could be torn down and replaced with a produce store.
A recently renovated residential and retail property in East Orange was sold for $2.6M.
The South Harrison-Clinton Portfolio in East Orange, New Jersey, consists of 129 units and three buildings.