Category Archives: Wheatena

A look at Wheatena through the years

With demolition of the old Wheatena buildings and clearing of the site in recent months, I thought it’d be a good time to go deep into the archives.

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Top 15 posts of 2015

It’s that time again to take a look back at the year that was, and so here it is, a breakdown of the most viewed posts of 2015 by you, our faithful readers.

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Demolition of Wheatena buildings under way

Demolition of some of the buildings on the long-dormant Wheatena and Quinn & Boden properties started in earnest over the last week.

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Wheatena tax appeal settlement about 11%

A tax appeal settlement on the former Wheatena factory property along Elizabeth Avenue yielded a tax refund for the previous owner of almost $61,000 — a reduction of more than 11 percent over the last four years.

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Wheatena properties go for $4.7 million

The developer of the former Wheatena property on Elizabeth Avenue paid $4.7 million for the collection of parcels where 489 rental units are planned, according to property transaction records.

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Planning Board approves 487-unit Brownstones

The Planning Board unanimously approved preliminary and final major site plans for a 487-unit rental development at the former Wheatena site on Elizabeth and West Grand avenues.

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Brownstones set to go before Planning Board

The Redevelopment Agency last week endorsed a plan for a 487-unit rental development at the former Wheatena property . The proposal is next expected to go before the Planning Board on Dec. 16 Nov. 25. (UPDATED, 11/21: The Nov. 25 Planning Board meeting has been canceled.)

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