In brief: Walk Lackawanna Plaza this weekend
The community is welcomed to meet at the corner of Grove Street and Glenridge Avenue, Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m. for an informal guided tour of the historic Lackawanna Plaza and to learn about planned changes for the site.
See first-hand why this massive development has been fought so hard by so many community members. Visualize how the planned buildings will be situated over neighboring properties. See the mall which will be razed and protected public pedestrian walkway which is being privatized.
Learn about the Second River (Toney’s Brook) which runs directly under the site and native plants at a demonstration at Crane Park (across from the planned valet car operation).
There will be races: 100 feet – the length of the planned truck driveway on Glenridge and two 40-foot races — the planned Bloomfield and Grove mid-block driveways. Prizes for the fastest and slowest kids, strollers, and senior citizens.
The event will be held rain or shine. refreshments will be served.