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4 “Urban Oases” Created In City Parks

by Staff | Aug 11, 2014 8:26 am

Contributed Photos

Common Ground High School sent in these photos and the following write-up about the creation of urban wildlife refuges in New Haven, announced at an event Friday morning featuring kids, environmentalists, politicians and the United States Fish & Wildlife Services (USFWS).

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Alders Balk At Plan To Unlock “The Cage”

by Liana Teixeira | May 30, 2014 11:47 am | Comments (14)

Thomas MacMillan Photo The Harp administration’s efforts to get a long-troubled West River property known as “The Cage” into the hands of a rebuilder ran into a snag, amid questions from city lawmakers.

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Centerplan Goes 3 For 3 On 34 West

by Diana Li | May 22, 2014 1:28 pm | Comments (15)

Diana Li Photo Adam Marchand wished he could have said yes to a bigger garage.

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Historic Synagogue Marks 100 Years

by Allan Appel | May 20, 2014 12:49 pm

Allan Appel Photo “You sold shoes on Legion Avenue. Three dollars a pair,” Paul Weiss told 100-year-old Herb Croog.

“Your grandfather circumcised me,” Croog reminded 90-year-old Samuel Faiman.

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Centerplan Seeks A Short-Term Parking Break

by Diana Li | May 14, 2014 3:13 pm

Bockstael/ Svigals + Partners

For once at a public meeting, developers of the first megablock of a new “Route 34 West” didn’t hear complaints about planning too much parking. Instead, they had to convince zoners that they aren’t trying to put in too little.

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First “Rt. 34 West” Project Wins Final Approval

by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 24, 2014 3:30 pm | Comments (10)

Christopher Bockstael/ Svigals + Partners

After lying fallow for decades, a megablock razed in the name of urban renewal will rise again — despite the opposition of one lawmaker and the reservations of another.

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Shadeless Rt 34 Parking Lot OK’d Despite Outcry

by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 17, 2014 8:09 am | Comments (21)

Thomas MacMIllan Photo Faced with grassroots opposition to parking cars on a Route 34 lot as part of a remaking of a neighborhood leveled by urban renewal, city planners compromised: Make it four years, with an optional fifth year.

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Hearing Set On Sherman/Tyler Surface Parking

by Staff | Apr 14, 2014 3:57 pm

Christopher Bockstael/ Svigals + Partners West River neighbors plan to show up at City Hall Wednesday night to weigh in on a plan to move parking temporarily to a new block of the Route 34/Legion Avenue/MLK Drive median to make way for the larger “Route 34 West” project.

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Route 34 Re-Zoned

by Melissa Bailey | Apr 8, 2014 12:01 pm | Comments (2)

Christopher Bockstael/ Svigals + Partners

By a unanimous vote Monday, city lawmakers rezoned 16.2 acres of vacant land along Route 34, paving the way for a proposed $11 million new home for the not-for-profit organization Continuum of Care.

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Route 34 West Plan Gets 6-0 Thumbs Up

by Paul Bass | Apr 3, 2014 8:34 am | Comments (23)

Paul Bass Photos Last week, Dolores Colon wasn’t ready to vote. She worried about more pollution coming to an asthma-choked neighborhood. Six nights later, she had waded through reports—and voted for a plan to start rebuilding a bulldozed former neighborhood, a plan that she concluded won’t further dirty the air.

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