The studio team, led by Professor Barbara Faga in Fall 2023, analyzed areas for new affordable housing in the New Jersey Meadowlands District, an ecologically sensitive and economically valuable location in North Jersey.
This Studio Class has worked with the Somerset County Office of Planning, Policy and Economic Development to explore strategies that would complement and leverage the new vision for public transportation in Somerset County.
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) acquired approximately nine miles of an abandoned Norfolk Southern rail line that passes through eight municipalities in Essex and Hudson counties. NJDEP envisions converting the land into a new State Park in the form of a multi-modal greenway. This Spring 2023 studio, led by Barbara Faga, is beautifully outlined in this StoryMap.
The studio team, led by Professor Barbara Faga, was asked by the Central Avenue Special Improvement District (SID) to help advance the redevelopment of the project site on Block 2901 in Jersey City, NJ.