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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
The City Council adopted a Complete Streets Policy at the May 16th Council meeting. Learn more about Complete Streets here.
NJ’s Clean Energy Program’s DIRECT INSTALL Program can save local businesses thousands of $$$ to replace and upgrade lighting, HVAC, furnaces and other equipment with energy-efficient technology. Contact Sandra Torres at Tri-State Light & Energy for more info: 610.789.1900 NJDirectInstall@tsle.com
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 […]
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, […]
The Wellness Plaza and Gateway projects are featured on the cover of this month’s NJ Municipalities magazine. Mayor Cahill’s article discusses the positive impact both projects are having on New Brunswick.
The first zoning ordinance adopted was by New York City in 1916. New Brunswick was an early adopter of zoning regulations, as the City adopted its first zoning ordinance in 1924. The ordinance was written by Herbert S. Swan of New York City. Mr. Swan was involved with the drafting of the original New York City […]