Trenton, New Jersey is filled with ‘ghost signs’ advertising organizations and businesses that once operated within the city.
A historic Mercer County building is slated to be renovated and converted into light fixture manufacturing.
The coffee chain’s new business model will operate in 15 cities and focus on benefitting the community as well as its bottom line.
A city foundation has placed billboards throughout the region advertising the work of 17 local residents and groups.
Last week Governor Christie announced an $11.5 million revitalization initiative for Trenton that will include the demolition of 500 vacant homes and the installation of 150 surveillance cameras.
Trenton hopes a signing bonus will liven up the downtown retail scene.
An increasing number of New Jersey developers are finding new uses for vacant or abandoned historic buildings in urban areas. In Trenton, construction is underway on Roebling Center, a mixed-use transit-oriented-development.