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Welton Street Park

A new neighborhood park is being designed for development on Welton Street at the corner of Drift Street. Three abandoned houses have been demolished to make way for the park. The park design will include: Seating area with tables where residents can relax or eat lunch; A multi-purpose area in the center of the park; […]

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Ferren Redevelopment Plan

The New Brunswick Planning Board will be considering a redevelopment plan for the former Ferren Mall and adjacent properties at the Board’s March 13 meeting. Public comment on the Plan is welcome. A draft of the Plan is AVAILABLE HERE The Plan proposes mixed-use development for the area, including office, retail and residential uses. It […]

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NB Cultural Center Redevelopment Plan

The New Brunswick Planning Board recommended adoption of a Redevelopment Plan for the New Brunswick Cultural Center area by the City Council. The Plan calls for development of new theaters and housing in the area, as well as permitting office, retail, restaurants and educational uses. The Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing on the […]

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Ferren Mall Demolition

The demolition of the Ferren Mall and parking deck will begin on or around November 1. The demolition process will take approximately 5 months to complete. Church Street between Spring St. and Kirkpatrick Street will be closed due to the demolition. Portions of Spring Street will also be closed for periods during the demolition process. […]

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Ferren Redevelopment Plan Hearing

On Tuesday, July 12, 2016, the Planning Board will consider a proposed redevelopment plan for the Ferren parking deck area and nearby properties (link). The Board will be reviewing the plan to determine its consistency with the City’s Master Plan. The redevelopment plan area is partially in an “area of redevelopment” and partially in an […]

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More Bike Lanes in New Brunswick

More bike lanes were installed on Remsen Ave. & Tabernacle Way. The new dedicated lanes stretch from Neilson St. to Sandford St., where they connect with the existing Remsen bike lanes. The lanes will also connect to the New Brunswick Bikeway that will connect the College Ave Campus and Douglass Campus. Construction of the bikeway […]

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Recreation Park Improvements Discussed with Neighbors

Mayor Cahill and the Civic League’s Roy Epps hosted a community information meeting about Recreation Park improvements last night with neighbors from near the park. This was the 3rd community meeting to discuss concept plans for the park. The City hopes to upgrade the ball fields, add community gardens, a skate park area and parking, […]

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