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Officials have moved forward with a plan to investigate whether a swath of Downtown land could qualify as a redevelopment area after a deal that would have paved the way for a linear park was derailed.
A SoHo-based firm envisions a green space on the former elevated rail line that connects visitors to the arts with sections carved out for sculptures and performances in addition to recreational activities.
Jersey City’s mayor says a legal settlement should end a long-running feud over an elevated freight line, an eight-acre portion of which would be converted into greenspace if the deal goes through.
The city will fork over $137,000 in fees to several defendants and has a slew of litigation against them that could get expensive over the coming months.
The Sixth Street Embankment saga is over a decade old, but your support can make a difference in the property’s preservation and could help create a new green space network on other rail lines throughout the city.