Tuesday, January 15, 2013
What do you think about the proposed food store on Millburn Avenue? Let us know in the comments!
Tuesday, January 15
The hearing on the proposed Stop and Shop on the border of Millburn and Springfield originally scheduled for Dec. 17 has been set for the Jan. 28 Zoning Board Meeting. According to the Millburn-Short Hills organization Residents for Traffic Safety, the Zoning Board's traffic consultant will question Stop and Shop's traffic expert.
Monday, March 26, 2012
Store in Springfield that is seeking a variance for a property in Millburn creates website to couteract the opposition's website.
Monday, March 26, 2012
Saying it wants to give the public the "real facts," Stop & Shop Supermarkets announced the launch of www.StopandShopSpringfield.com, a site executives say was created to educate and inform the local community about its new Springfield/Millburn location. The old Saks Fifth Avenue site, the vacant property along Millburn Avenue will include a brick main building and parking away from Millburn Avenue, and a significantly more landscaping, including larger buffers between the site and its residential neighbors, Stop & Shop officials said in a press release issued this week. “While we have owned the property along Millburn Avenue since 1994, we have spent years engineering and designing a smaller, more efficient Stop & Shop for the site that …
Monday, February 1, 2010
J.F. Anderson's nursery once was located at the former Saks Fifth Avenue site, the possible future home of Stop & Shop.
We haven't had any updates on the future of the Stop & Shop project proposed for the former Saks Fifth Avenue building in a while. But new information has come to light about the site's past. From the early 1900s until the 1940s the site that would host Saks was home to J.F. Anderson's nursery. Ferns seem to have been the specialty. The earliest sighting of the nursery can be seen on the excerpt here from the 1906 Springfield atlas. Anderson and his then-partner Thomas Christensen were in business at the Millburn Avenue site with what seems to have been two greenhouses. In January 1907 John Anderson announced that he and Mr. Christensen were dissolving their partnership (see annoucement here), and shortly afterward a 1909 advertisement …