Real Estate

August 6, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ  — It is something that has happened to many who live in suburban communities with increasing frequency over the last decade: You're driving around a familiar neighborhood when all of a sudden you notice something that always was there is not there anymore. That quaint, cozy home down ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield’s Historic Preservation Commission may vote approval in August to expand two historic districts. Commissioners have met with property owners in the Van Wyck Brooks and Netherwood Heights districts and held a town meeting to explain the proposed expansions. At its Aug.

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Drive along Woodland Avenue towards Watchung Avenue and you will notice a 12 foot black metal pole sign adorned with the words “Sleepy Hollow Historic Plainfield” in gold lettering above a majestic buck. Two years after a handful of Friends of Sleepy Hollow (FOSH) members ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Over 40 residents turned out for the first community meeting hosted by the City of Plainfield and Community Healthcare Associates (CHA) the new owners of the former Muhlenberg Hospital site which closed earlier this month.  Glenn Domenick, VP of Development for CHA Partners and ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Traffic and parking loomed as concerns Wednesday when Plainfield’s Zoning Board discussed an expansion of programs at the former Armory building. HOPES CAP Inc. sought approvals to increase the number of Early Head Start children and staff at the site, from 270 to 362 students ...

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Plans to open a Head Start program in the former Plainfield Armory date back several years, but now the provider is asking Zoning Board approval to expand. According to a legal notice, HOPES CAP Inc. wants to expand an Early Head Start School from 20 classrooms, 270 children and 76 staff members ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ – After a long wait and numerous oppositions, the Muhlenberg Hospital sale has been completed. Earlier this month, a judge’s ruling allowed Muhlenberg Urban Renewal, LLC, an affiliate of Bloomfield-based Community Healthcare Associates (CHA), to complete its purchase of the ...

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A proposal to put 58 new apartments on Plainfield’s old Elmwood Gardens site won unanimous Planning Board approval Thursday. PLAINFIELD, NJ - Attorney Brian Schwartz called on architect Stephen Schoch and engineer Greg Domalewski to describe the $17.5 million project and answer board questions, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ – Tuesday night, Members of the Historic Preservation Commission presented their proposal for expansion of 2 of Plainfield’s 6 historic neighborhoods.  Approximately 50 people attended the presentation at the duCret School of Art and were given an overview of the Commissions plan to ...

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Union County, NJ . - AuctionAdvisors announced that it has been engaged by the Plainfield YMCA’s Board of Directors to commence an accelerated marketing campaign, which will culminate in the public auction sale of the YMCA’s building located at 518 Watchung Avenue, in downtown Plainfield, New ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield’s Zoning Board Of Adjustment unanimously agreed Wednesday to deny conversion of a Central Avenue mansion to veterans’ housing in the Van Wyck Brooks Historic District. Opponents and supporters have followed the case through six prior ZBA hearings, and others before ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The city of Plainfield and Homefirst, an organization that provides housing, social services, and homeless prevention assistance, kicked off their Dudley House veterans housing program on Wednesday to introduce program partners and provide updates on the project. Located at the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The city of Plainfield will hold a public hearing on its concept plan for a new pedestrian mall at North Ave. and Gavett Place, near the downtown train station. In October 2017, Public Works Director Oren Dabney Sr. said, "The City of Plainfield has received a grant in the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A long-running quest for approvals to open a veterans’ home in Plainfield added a chapter Wednesday with testimony from a planner before the Zoning Board of Adjustment, with an outcome now expected in June. As promised at the April ZBA meeting, attorney Steven Rother submitted a ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - It was Yates House versus Dudley House Wednesday in testimony at Plainfield’s Zoning Board of Adjustment. While the Yates House for Military Veterans was seeking approvals for a 25-unit home at 810 Central Avenue, the city took steps to convert a former substance abuse facility ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Midway through testimony on changes to a major Plainfield Avenue project, the Planning Board heard a challenge to ownership of one of three lots involved. Engineer Daniel S. Davies had just finished explaining changes to plans for a new early childhood education and after-school ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Over objections from some residents Monday, Plainfield’s City Council approved the first step toward converting Dudley House to a transitional home for veterans. Council members Joylette Mills-Ransome, Steve Hockaday, Barry Goode, Rebecca Williams and President Charles McRae ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield Mayor Adrian O. Mapp has named his cabinet for his second four-year term and seeks City Council consent on Monday, Feb. 12. The meeting is 8 p.m. in Municipal Court, 325 Watchung Ave. Mapp is asking advice and consent to these appointments: Carlos N. Sanchez ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A city-owned Plainfield building that formerly housed men in recovery from substance abuse is now slated to become a transitional home for veterans. The City Council will vote Monday on a resolution to award a $54,000 contract to Pennoni Associates Inc. to oversee renovations to ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - As the longest-serving State Assembly member, District 22’s representative Jerry Green surely deserves to be honored. But a proposed Plainfield City Council resolution was a bit off the mark Monday. The resolution was to ask the Union County Freeholder Board to name a building ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Wardlaw+Hartridge Middle School Student Wins State Wrestling Title Fire Division Called to 800 Block of Dixie Lane in Plainfield for Gas Leak February Festivities at ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield’s Planning Board granted approval Thursday for a mixed-use development on South Avenue, adding 70 more apartments near the Netherwood train station. Planning expert Jerome Eben hailed the project as part of Plainfield’s “resurgence,” saying, “Plainfield is in what we ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – Affordable housing concerns wove through commissioner and resident comments during Tuesday night’s township committee meeting, at which the committee passed a resolution exempting most properties from the North Avenue Redevelopment Study. The committee voted to remove all lots ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield’s Historic Preservation Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to recommend that the Zoning Board deny a variance for a proposed veterans’ home in the Van Wyck Brooks Historic District. The Zoning Board of Adjustment will consider the matter on Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. in City ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A roof garden and a fitness room are enticements at a proposed four-story building on Plainfield’s South Avenue, but the Planning Board wants to hear more about parking and accessibility. Testimony Thursday from attorney Joseph Paparo, site engineer Christopher Rosati, architect ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A Plainfield Zoning Board application for 12 apartments on South Avenue went off the rails Wednesday after a board member questioned the safety of four proposed ground floor units. The applicant, Villani Builders, aimed to replace a car wash at 820-836 South Avenue with the new ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – Furious residents and business owners filled the municipal chambers on Wednesday evening as the Cranford Planning Board heard a presentation from Harbor Consultants regarding the redevelopment of a portion of North Avenue East. The redevelopment evaluation spans from Bar Americana ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A team of expert witnesses won Planning Board approvals Thursday for 120 apartments and a medical arts complex on the site of a shuttered hospital, but not before objections from residents. City activist Nancy Piwowar, who is also president of the Historical Society of ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Historic Preservation Commission is proposing expansion of two Plainfield historic districts and expects to hold public hearings in 2018. As explained by HPC Chairman William Michelson, the process will involve the HPC first, then the Planning Board and finally passage by ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The proposed Yates House for Military Veterans in a Plainfield historic district might have 36 occupants in its 25 small apartments, when caretakers including family members are added, owner Andre Yates said Wednesday. Yates and Anthony Flax, described as the CEO of the ...

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