Big development is many parts policy and many parts pictures. We recently wrote a few angles on policy in connection with the Clarus Maplewood dumpster and grease trap requests. In this post we discuss the community "give" that is being sought by the developer with the help of a site plan picture. The key public benefit at … Continue reading We Say Gateway, They Say Alleyway?
Dumpster Request Is Red-Flag: Plan, and Grow
[details at bit.ly/StopTheGrease] Planning for Maplewood Village's Growth (First appeared in Newsrecord 1/4/17) In a few days, the Maplewood Planning Board will continue hearing an application to allow inclusion of a new restaurant in the Clarus Maplewood development. The restaurant is planned to be 4,000 square feet with seating for 150 or more at peak … Continue reading Dumpster Request Is Red-Flag: Plan, and Grow
Clarus Maplewood Includes New Village Gateway To Memorial Park
[this post superseded by newer ones and this page.] The Redevelopment Plan for the former Village Post Office site set a goal to improve and feature the pedestrian experience walking from Maplewood Village to Memorial Park via the Village Coffee parking lot tunnel. The new design was to provide a "gateway" experience and improve the views … Continue reading Clarus Maplewood Includes New Village Gateway To Memorial Park