Last week the Salem Lafayette houses in Bergen Lafayette got a new owner, Camber Property Group. Self described as “an emerging leader in New York City mixed income and workforce housing development,” I seized on the opportunity to interview its Principal, Rick Gropper and find out what all the fuss was about.
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has released a design concept for the restoration of the interior of Liberty State Park.
When completed in two years, the new $120 million Public Safety Headquarters located on Martin Luther King Drive will house all of Jersey City’s Police and Fire operations and leadership personnel, Fire Prevention, Parking Enforcement, Special Investigations Unit, Gun Permits, Records Room, Traffic Programming, City Command and the City’s Community Court and Parking Enforcement Division.
The Katyn memorial, Reservoir 3, a police shooting and an ordinance to bring the Quality of Life Taskforce into The Department of Public Safety the took up the lion’s share of time during last Thursday’s city council meeting.
Jersey City’s Salem Lafayette public housing site was the scene of a “police-involved shooting” last night, on the heels of the Labor Day holiday weekend.
A mixed-use development with a rec center that is proposed for the southern edge of Berry Lane Park in Ward F is facing stiff opposition from residents.
The Department of Environmental Protection announced today that it is committing tens of millions of dollars to the ecological restoration of 234 acres of Liberty State Park’s interior.
The new Berry Lane skate park can trace its origins to the DIY grass-roots work of a few intrepid boarders and neighborhood activists.
Multi-use center would include classrooms for STEM, a food concession, offices for startups, and retail and restaurant spaces.
Paul Fireman, through his public relations firm Kivvit, issued a statement today that he is “halting any efforts to pursue a public private partnership at Caven Point.” For several years, Fireman has been engaged in an effort to convert Caven Point, a 21 acre piece of land that park advocates and environmentalists consider an important nesting area for wildlife, into three holes for his Liberty National Golf Club.