by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 17, 2014 8:09 am | Comments (21)
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.
by Staff | Apr 14, 2014 3:57 pm
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.
by Melissa Bailey | Apr 8, 2014 12:01 pm | Comments (2)
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.
by Paul Bass | Apr 3, 2014 8:34 am | Comments (23)
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.
by Paul Bass | Mar 31, 2014 4:00 pm | Comments (21)
Look how slowly these cars are driving, the architect said. Michelle Perez looked, and wondered: Where are the bikes?
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 21, 2014 4:57 pm | Comments (31)
On board a bus tour of New Haven, two dozen visionaries stopped by colorful murals on Howard Avenue, checked on a reverse-spiraled parking garage, and visited two-way MLK Boulevard, where a town trolley rides on rails.
by Ike Swetlitz | Mar 20, 2014 9:16 am | Comments (1)
New housing is coming downtown. New stores and apartments for the elderly are coming to lower Whalley. And West River is getting some spring cleaning.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 14, 2014 3:02 pm | Comments (2)
After an hours-long public hearing Thursday evening, city lawmakers voted to recommend rezoning 16.2 acres of vacant land along Rt. 34, between Ella T. Grasso Boulevard and Dwight Street.
by Paul Bass | Mar 10, 2014 7:37 am | Comments (29)
Edward Anderson rose to “indict” the “raw deal” the city struck with a developer. Mayor Toni Harp rose to offer a plainspoken, expansive defense.
by Gilad Edelman | Mar 2, 2014 11:09 am | Comments (2)
What a difference a week makes.