Plainfield's Yates House Seeks Approvals for Expansion

September 21, 2017

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The current owner of a Plainfield mansion once slated for expansion as a nursing home is now seeking its expansion to house homeless military veterans.

Formerly known as Abbott Manor in the long-running nursing home controversy, the Yates House for Military Veterans at 810 Central Avenue is on the Sept. 26 agenda of the Historic Preservation Commission and the Oct. 4 agenda of ...

City of Plainfield Ribbon Cutting at 'Sumo Garden at Netherwood'

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Residents in the Netherwood Heights section of Plainfield and commuters at the New Jersey Transit station have watched the progress at Sumo Garden, the mixed-use development with 34 apartments, for quite some time.

Now, the City of Plainfield is planning to hold a ribbon cutting ceremony.  It will take place on Thursday, Sept. 21st, at 6:00 p.m.

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Once Historic, Plainfield Site Is Now Just History

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield City Council took action Monday (Sept. 11) to remove an 18th Century Terrill Road structure off the local historic sites registry for a good reason: It no longer exists.

Years of efforts to save the Lampkin House, also known as the Dolbeer-Ware House, came to naught and it was demolished.

MORE:  Terrill Road House: A Lesson on Early Architecture?

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Ordinance to Remove Lampkin House Historic Landmark Designation Introduced at Plainfield City Council Meeting

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield City Council's Agenda Fixing Session on Tuesday evening included the introduction of an addendum pertaining to the Lampkin House.  Ordinance MC 2017-33 would remove a local historic landmark designation at the 846-854 Terrill Road property. 

On July 19, 2006, the City Council had adopted an ordinance that included the Lampkin House as one of twelve ...

Plainfield's West End Eyed For Mixed-Use Redevelopment

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A large swath of Plainfield Avenue is targeted for redevelopment in a plan expected to receive final approval on Sept. 11.

The site, bordered by a cemetery to the south and the Raritan Valley Line to the north, is across from the Housing Authority of Plainfield complex renamed Joanne Hollis Gardens in memory of the late community activist and former City Council member. In ...

Hartz Mountain Accuses Cranford Township Committee of Purposely Delaying Decision for Redevelopment

CRANFORD, NJ – Hartz Mountain Industries is accusing the Township of Cranford of attempting to stall their application for redevelopment of 750 Walnut Avenue.

Last month, the township filed a motion asking the state court to find that Cranford is still in compliance with its affordable housing obligations. Included in that application is a list of potential development sites for ...

Ceremony for Plainfield's Quin Sleepy Hollow Development Draws Crowd, Builds Excitement

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The groundbreaking celebration for Quin Sleepy Hollow, the $50 million residential development on South Avenue in Plainfield, took place on Saturday morning.  JMF Properties President Joseph Forgione, Vice President Kevin Codey, Plainfield Mayor Adrian O. Mapp, and close to one hundred people were in attendance.

The program began with opening remarks by Carlos ...

City of Plainfield, JMF Properties to Break Ground on South Ave’s Quin Sleepy Hollow Development

PLAINFIELD, NJ - This Saturday, JMF Properties and the City of Plainfield will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 10:00 a.m. for the $50 million Quin Sleepy Hollow residential development located at 1400 South Avenue.  The completion date is expected to be in 2018/2019.

Here's a look at how this all came about, thanks to Plaintalker II:

Planners Hear South Avenue Proposal
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Cinemark Theater and Two Anchors Receive Approvals from Watchung Planning Board to Replace Route 22 Sears

WATCHUNG, NJ - Plans for a theater and two of the stores in the new shopping center that will replace Sears and Sears Auto Center on Route 22 and Terrill Road received approvals at Tuesday night's Watchung Planning Board Meeting. The next meeting, where final approval on the cinema is expected, is scheduled for Sept.19.

HomeSense and Sierra Trading Post are the two ...

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties Welcomes Paula Swain to the New Providence Office

August 29, 2017

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties is proud to announce the arrival of REALTOR-Associate Paula Swain, an industry veteran with more than 35 years’ real estate experience, to the company’s New Providence Office. 

“Paula shares our company’s commitment to quality and professionalism,” said Mike Del Duca, manager of the New Providence Office.