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NJ Future Smart Growth Awards

June 5, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join NJ Future on Thursday, June 5, at their annual Smart Growth Awards gala celebration in the Metropolitan Room at the Newark Club, One Newark Center, Newark, as they honor the winners of this year’s Smart Growth Awards competition. The evening is one of the networking highlights of the year, drawing almost 300 land-use professionals, planners, attorneys, developers, and local and state officials.

Tickets to the event are discounted until May 15! Purchase tickets.

 Downtown Rehabilitation Plan, Hackensack

Design regulations and flexible zoning to foster a revitalized downtown
Archer & Greiner, DMR Architects, City of Hackensack, Upper Main Street Alliance

 G.G. Green Senior Residences, Woodbury
Refitting an endangered historic building for use as retail and senior and veterans’ housing
New Jersey Housing & Mortgage Finance Agency, RPM Development Group

 Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, Camden
Building an anchor for community change
Dresdner Robin, Kitchen & Associates, New Jersey Dept. of Environmental Protection, Salvation Army

Block 64 Redevelopment Plan, Fanwood
A cooperative approach to re-making a transit-oriented downtown
Borough of Fanwood, Maser Consulting, Rogut McCarthy, T&M Associates

Riverfront Redevelopment and Public Access Plan and Riverfront Park, Newark
Transforming an industrial waterfront into a public amenity
County of Essex, Ironbound Community Corp., City of Newark Planning Office, Trust for Public Land

 Springside School Apartments, Burlington
Adapting an unused school to provide senior and special-needs residences and services
Township of Burlington, Conifer Realty, MEND, New Jersey Housing & Mortgage Finance Agency

Access and Mobility Improvements To Sound Foster Economic Growth, Somerset County
Determining investment priorities through regional planning
North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Somerset County Planning Board

Woodrow Wilson Commons I and II, Long Branch
Re-building public housing as an open, walkable community asset
Maestro Community Development Corp., Pennrose Properties LLC, Wallace Roberts & Todd LLC

This year’s recipient of the Cary Edwards Leadership Award, given to an individual who has done outstanding work to improve the quality of life in New Jersey, is Joseph J. Maraziti Jr. Esq., partner, Maraziti Falcon & Healey LLP and former chairman of the New Jersey State Planning Commission.


June 5, 2014
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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New Jersey Future
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Newark Club – Metropolitan Room
One Newark Center, 22nd Floor
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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