Project Description

From brownfield to bright future. 

This underutilized brownfield site is to be turned into a 117-unit residential project with townhouses, one- and two-bedroom apartments above covered parking area. Blighted buildings are removed, and the site is remediated, creating an anchor project within the larger redevelopment of the Route 35 gateway into the city.  Serving as the redevelopment planner for the Perth Amboy Redevelopment Agency, Topology was able to ensure a quality design for this residential project and creating additional benefits for future residents and the neighboring community alike. Most importantly, a community playground and open space are part of the project; an asset for neighborhood currently underserved with open space amenities. 

Type

Redevelopment

Role

Redevelopment Agency Executive Director + Redevelopment Planners

Project Partners

Perth Amboy Redevelopment Agency 

Maraziti Falcon, Redevelopment Agency Counsel 

Tom Herits, Redevelopment Agency Engineer 

585 Sayre Avenue LLC, Developer 

Public Benefits

Demolition of dilapidated structures

High-quality housing in a gateway location within the city

Creation of a small playground/open space for the use of the community. 

Program

four-story residential building with 117 unitsa partially covered parking lot, and a nearby playgroundThe development comprises both townhouses fronting on Sayre Avenue and multi-family units.

Budget

$35 million

Status – Ongoing

Under Construction