Planning—Orange, New Jersey

HOPE VI Redevelopment Plan: A Transit Village

Jonathan Rose Companies served as the Program Manager for the planning of the Housing Authority of the City of Orange's “HOPE VI Redevelopment Plan: A Transit Village.” On behalf of the Housing Authority, we initiated a participatory planning and design process with stakeholders and residents in the City of Orange in preparation for submittal of a successful Transit Village application to the state of New Jersey, and a HOPE VI Revitalization Application to HUD. 

The program that we designed involves the demolition of 140 units of public housing, construction of new mixed-income rental and for-sale housing, acquisition of land formerly zoned commercial and/or industrial, relocation of residential and commercial tenants, and the provision of a case-management centered social service program for very low income families. In addition to new housing construction, the Redevelopment Plan focuses on creating a pedestrian friendly environment, improving the community's access to the Orange NJ Transit Station, and new streetscape and infrastructure improvements. 

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Project Profile

Construction and redevelopment of a transit oriented affordable housing community in Orange, New Jersey

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Project Team
Lindemon Winckelmann
Urban Design:
Deupree Martin & Associates
Project Status

Completion: 2005

Total Project Size / Budget
226 Residential Units
$52 million