The 58-unit affordable housing development under construction behind the former Elizabethtown Gas building on Central Avenue is taking shape, recently topping out at four stories.
Two months after work began on the site, tangible evidence can be seen of construction on a 58-unit affordable housing development geared toward artists.
Work could begin as early as next week on the site of the former Elizabethtown Gas building, where an affordable housing development geared toward artists is planned.
The Redevelopment Agency closed on the former Elizabethtown Gas property at the end of October and will convey the property to a developer, possibly as soon as Friday.
The Planning Board, last week gave final site plan approval to a 58-unit affordable artist housing complex.
The Planning Board is scheduled to hear an application Tuesday night seeking final site plan approval for a 58-unit affordable housing development geared toward artists in the former Elizabethtown Gas building on Central Avenue. UPDATED: The meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday has been canceled.
An application for a 58-unit affordable housing complex geared toward people who work in the arts and entertainment field is scheduled to come before the Planning Board on Tuesday.
A redevelopment agreement approved
last month in March requires the Redevelopment Agency to close on the million-dollar acquisition of the Elizabethtown Gas building by September for a proposed affordable housing project for artists. Commissioners approved the agreement at their March 5 meeting (Resolution 16-14).
The two-story building at 219 Central Ave. (map) (Block 167, Lot 1) has been under contract by the Redevelopment Agency since an agreement was reached in December for $1 million, with $400,000 in escrow for remediation. Developers have proposed the 71-unit Rahway Residences for the Arts, an affordable housing complex for those working in the field of arts and entertainment. The 6,500-square-foot facility would be renovated and expanded. Continue reading Redevelopment agreement for artist housing