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  • January 31, 2017

    Transit-village Taking Shape: Morristown

    Just over 40 miles from New York City, Morristown New Jersey has been endorsing incredible growth. MHS Architects has always recognized Morristown’s potential as a transit-oriented community since it provides direct train service to New York City.  MHS Architect’s efforts of bringing downtowns back to small towns, design and planning for transit-oriented smart growth developments, and the critical trend of implementing green, sustainable architecture have all played a part in Morristown’s development.

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    Jersey Digs recently wrote about four MHS projects currently underway. The Speedwell Avenue Redevelopment Plan is a five-phase plan and was designed to create a walkable neighborhood and a sense of place. Modera 44, completed in Phase 1, 2013, will soon have a sister building Modera 55 which will contribute to this walkable community. Woodmont Properties and Roseland Residential Trust started construction on the 59-unit luxury rental building named Metropolitan Lofts and located at 11 DeHart Street.

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    Redevelopment of Bank and Market Streets will not only bring new multi-families to the area but also additional retail and some much-needed office space. Turner Construction and Hampshire Co. development will soon complete a new office building for Philadelphia-based law firm Fox Rothschild.

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    Morristown has plush history, an attractive suburb pull, and is uniquely positioned to continue creating a Morristown as it was designated in 1999, as one of New Jersey’s first “transit villages”. MHS has been very fortunate to be able to play a part in Morristown’s redevelopment and work alongside its diligent developers.

    Jersey Digs covered each of these projects in their article which can be found here.

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