Hoboken is now in the ‘Final 4’ of Strongtowns.org’s first annual Strongest Town contest (more info on what the contest is about in our original post). It’s now Hoboken against Sandusky, OH, and we need you to vote at the following link so that we can make it into the finals. Voting closes tonight, so please vote now and tell your friends: Vote Hoboken
Hoboken is cruising right along in Strongtowns.org‘s first annual “Strongest Town” contest. The contest aims to showcase towns that are a model of development by growing financially strong and resilient (which we’ve more fully explained here). Hoboken now faces off with Sandusky, OH in the final four match-up.
Hoboken is now in the ‘Elite 8’ of Strongtowns.org’s first annual Strongest Town contest (more info on what the contest is about in our original post). It’s now Hoboken against Hopkins, MN, and we need you to vote at the following link so that we can make it into the final four. Voting closes tomorrow, so please vote now and tell your friends: Vote Hoboken
Strongtowns, a non-profit organization whose mission is to “support a model of development that allows America’s cities, towns and neighborhoods to grow financially strong and resilient, is having a competition to determine which town in America best represents their mission statement.
Hoboken’s waterfront now has the opportunity to fulfill its potential with a continuous, unobstructed walkway. The Union Dry Dock, currently located between 9th and 10th streets on Sinatra Drive, is apparently for sale. And we think the city should
Hoboken’s Bike Share operator, Hudson Bike Share, announced that it has expanded the program to 10 new stations, bringing the total number of stations to 28. The additional stations are:
Open space lovers rejoice. The City of Hoboken announced that it has entered into an agreement with the owners of a property at 1st Street and Jackson Street to demolish a derelict building damaged by fire in 2012 and to give the City a 20-year open space easement on two lots located across the street from that property to create a new park.
Our city continues to make progress day in and day out. The Neumann Leathers building, at the south end of Hoboken, is planned to be rehabilitated. Per a press release copied below, the plan “seeks to preserve and rehabilitate the existing Neumann Leathers industrial complex and protect and enhance the existing artist community. In addition, the plan would create new retail spaces and affordable housing, add public open spaces, reduce localized flooding, and extend the street grid at Grand Street.”
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