JERSEY CITY – The City Council approved the Journal Square 2060 Redevelopment Plan by a 8-0 vote at their meeting on Wednesday.
The plan calls for the revitalization of 211 acres divided into nine zones. One zone includes the center of Journal Square, bordered by John F. Kennedy Boulevard and Sip, Summit, and Pavonia avenues. That zone would allow new six-story buildings with a minimum height of 65 feet.
The 2060 plan is the third version of a plan that dates back to 2007, and approximately 50 community meetings were held to discuss the formation and implementation of the plan.
Among those voting in favor was Journal Square Councilperson Nidia Lopez (pictured), who called it a "great plan."
More on the redevelopment of Journal Square will be featured in an article in this weekend's Jersey City Reporter.