07020 Forums  

Go Back   07020 Forums > Cliffside Park > Cliffside Park Discussion

Cliffside Park Discussion Cliffside Park, NJ forum. cliffsidepark.07020.com

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 03-23-2009, 09:57 AM
Mike's Avatar
Mike Mike is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Cliffside Park, NJ, USA
Posts: 6,266
Mike is on a distinguished road
Anderson Avenue Project

Work to start soon on $40M Cliffside park project
Monday, March 23, 2009
Last updated: Monday March 23, 2009, 6:36 AM
NorthJersey.com

WHAT’S NEW: The gaping hole in the middle of Cliffside Park will soon be a bustling construction site now that Towne Center Redevelopment LLC has won approval for its site plan. The 2.4-acre parcel along Anderson Avenue will feature a building with 266 one- and two-bedroom units and space for shops and parking, according to the March 9 approval.

Developers Fred Daibes and James Demetrakis also plan to add several areas, as yet unspecified, dedicated to public open space. The total price tag for the project has been estimated at $40 million, which includes $15 million in municipal bonds for which the developers will repay the borough.

BACKGROUND: The plan has been discussed since 1999 as a way to give a boost to the borough’s flagging business district, but many business and property owners along Anderson Avenue fought against being relocated.

The borough used its power of eminent domain and filed a "declaration of taking" for several properties in June 2006, but officials said they gave owners and tenants a fair deal. The plan still has skeptics. Lucy D’Ambrosio, who looks out the dining room window of her Lawton Avenue home into the construction pit, said that borough officials have overestimated the need for such a project. "Who’s going to go shopping?" she asked. "All these stores are empty on [Anderson Avenue]." Daibes and Demetrakis did not return calls seeking comment.

WHAT’S NEXT: The developers still have to seek approval for the landscaping plan, a revised architectural plan and other minor items, according to the approval. Construction could begin sometime this summer, Borough Attorney Christos Diktas said.

— Matthew Van Dusen


Find this article at:
http://www.northjersey.com/news/nort...k_project.html
__________________
If you are aware of waste or mismanagement at any level of New Jersey
government, the NJ State Comptroller wants to hear from you.
comptrollertips@osc.state.nj.usState of New Jersey
Office of the State Comptroller
PO Box 024
Trenton, NJ 08625
Att: Comptroller Tips
All communication will remain confidential!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-14-2010, 09:07 PM
jerseyangel's Avatar
jerseyangel jerseyangel is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Edgewater, NJ, USA
Posts: 370
jerseyangel is on a distinguished road
Re: Anderson Avenue Project

still sad my 1st apt when i moved here was demolished and now there is nothing :'(
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
anderson avenue, cliffside park, daibes, demetrakis, eminent domain, redevelopment


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rick Anderson Rodriguez Missing since 1-30-2007 from Camden lauran General Discussion 0 02-22-2008 12:15 PM
I'm looking for astroturf for a project RJMLuke For Sale 0 01-01-2008 05:41 PM
Steven Eugene Anderson Missing since April 7, 1975 lauran General Discussion 0 04-01-2007 10:53 PM
Project Management or Lack of... Bruce Doneff Local Politics 1 03-08-2006 11:58 AM
Photo Essay: The Miracle on Avenue I BrooklynParrot Parrots 0 01-08-2006 11:00 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:35 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 2
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright ©2004 - 2014 07020.com - All rights reserved