By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS
The Montclair Historic Preservation Commission will vote tonight, Thursday, Jan. 9, to withdraw pending local landmark nominations for Oakcroft and Wheeler Street areas after residents spoke out against the designation over property-rights concerns...
About 30 residents of Oakcroft and Wheeler streets concerned with property rights spoke out against declaring their two neighborhoods as local landmark districts at the Dec. 10 Montclair Historic Commission meeting.
By ERIN ROLL
Oakcroft and Wheeler streets could become Montclair’s two newest local landmark districts.
Residents of those neighborhoods, however, have questioned whether it will become more expensive or regulated to maintain their homes in a local landmark district.
The Montclair Historic Preservation Commission will hold a community meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. to discuss the nomination proposals to designate the Oakcroft and Wheeler Street neighborhoods as Local Landmark Districts.