The owner of several vacant properties in Newark’s West Ward near the Garden State Parkway is proposing a massive development project.
The sites of upcoming 200-unit and 370-unit developments in Downtown Newark could be designated as areas in need of development, including the property that could contain the second “Shaq Tower.”
A railway company that owns an abandoned rail line between Jersey City and Montclair wants to sell the property to the Open Space Institute in order to create a linear park.
The e-commerce giant has signed leases for facilities throughout the state that will create thousands of jobs amid an uncertain retail landscape.
The developers behind the Vermella projects have new complexes in the works near train stations in Orange and Newark along with a site near the Passaic River in Kearny.
New residential buildings could be coming to Chancellor Avenue in the South Ward of Newark and Sanford Avenue in the West Ward of the city.
In Newark, onlookers in the dark hours of the morning, watched a century-old statue of Christopher Columbus removed from a plinth at the mayor’s orders. The city’s last statue of Columbus is still standing in the North Ward, but many believe it is only a matter of time before the 15th-century explorer tastes the waters of the Passaic River.
Several current and former public housing sites in Newark’s South Ward could be designated as places in need of redevelopment by the Newark Central Planning Board.
Two Newark organizations and the Newark Public Library have collaborated to place signs on historic homes throughout the Forest Hill neighborhood in the North Ward.
The Bridge Street Bridge connects Newark with Harrison and is often used by drivers traveling to and from Jersey City. Now, after more than 100 years serving Essex and Hudson Counties, the bridge could potentially be replaced.