3 pitches eyed for downtown fire station site

Craig McDonald
 
| Newark Advocate

Three proposals are being considered by Granville Village Council regarding the soon-to-be-vacant fire house site on North Prospect Street in the downtown.

Village Manager Herb Koehler confirmed Tuesday, “We had four viable submissions. We didn’t reject any of them. All four of them were deemed viable.”

Koehler said however, that one of the four competitors has subsequently withdrawn their proposal: “We’ve had one bidder remove themselves from consideration. I’m not sure why.”

Two of the three remaining potential developers of the fire station site will be quite familiar to Granville residents and diners: Day Y Noche and Three Tigers Brewing Company/Mai Chau.

Day Y Noche, specializing in Mexican Cuisine, currently is located at 135 E. Broadway in downtown Granville.

Three Tigers and Mai Chau are presently located just across the street from the downtown fire station building on North Prospect.

Koehler said both proposals by

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SAN JOSE — A big mixed-use development on the eastern side of downtown San Jose is headed for a possible makeover because the government agency slated to occupy the site might wind up at another location in the city.



diagram, engineering drawing: Downtown San Jose mixed-use development of residences, residences, retail, and a plaza, at 675 E. Santa Clara St. between 14th Street and 15th Street, overview concept.    David Baker Architects, Perkins Will Pfau Long      David Baker Architects, Perkins Will Pfau Long


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Downtown San Jose mixed-use development of residences, residences, retail, and a plaza, at 675 E. Santa Clara St. between 14th Street and 15th Street, overview concept. David Baker Architects, Perkins Will Pfau Long David Baker Architects, Perkins Will Pfau Long

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Regardless of the Housing Authority’s decision, a redevelopment of what is now a blighted, vacant parcel is deemed to

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