Community Development Projects
This small park at the intersection of French Street, Jersey Avenue, and Handy Street was first completed in the summer of 2000 on a tract of land that for generations was a family-owned automobile dealership. In 2021, a comprehensive renovation will be completed to revitalize the neighborhood.
The Livingston Avenue Improvements as part of the "Complete Streets" Policy
This County project is currently underway in 2020 and encompasses pedestrian and road safety upgrades, traffic signal improvements, along with landscaping beautification of the route.
The City's First Dog Park is anticipated for installation in mid-2021 within Boyd Park. There are several pedestrian accesses to the park from Route 18: the pedestrian bridge at Paul Robeson Blvd., the stairs on the New Street ramp, and steps from the walkways on the New Brunswick side of the Albany Street bridge.
At the site of the former Wolfson Parking Garage, the Parks Master Plan continues with the design of a new park.
Feaster Park re-design and renovation plans are under consideration with input from the Trust for Public Land.
Welton Street Park
In 2019, a new neighborhood park was designed and implemented on Welton Street at the corner of Drift Street. Three abandoned houses were demolished to make way for the park.
Women Aware Opens NJ’s 1st Domestic Violence Supportive Needs Housing
Women Aware has opened New Jersey’s first supportive needs housing project for domestic violence survivors. The 3-unit project is an example of how New Brunswick uses HOME and other affordable housing funding to create new housing opportunities in the city and to address critical housing needs. The units provide permanent housing for survivors of domestic violence.