Red Bank: Students rethink Monmouth St.

December 18, 2018

Assignment: come up with new design concepts to enliven the stretch of Monmouth Street between the train station and borough hall in Red Bank.

The response: lots of new apartments, rooftop bars, hidden parking decks, pockets of greenery and even an amphitheater across the street from the Count Basie Center for the Performing Arts.

As part of a “design studio” taught by borough resident and former Jersey City planner Maryann Bucci-Carter, eight pairs of students from the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University were tasked with just that assignment earlier this semester.

Red Bank Green, December 18, 2018

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