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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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1924 Zoning Ordinance

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 […]

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