Working for Smart Growth:
More Livable Places and Open Spaces


2005 Smart Growth Award Winners

Read about great smart growth and sustainable development projects around the state and winners in the Smart Growth Awards.

  • PSE&G receives Smart Growth Leadership AwardPSE&G receives Smart Growth Leadership Award

    To Public Service Electric and Gas Company 
for its ongoing commitment to redevelopment and community building in New Jersey’s cities, its leadership in natural resource protection initiatives, and its support for smarter growth statewide.

  • NJDOT and Commissioner Jack LettiereRutherford Transit Village

    To the NJ Department of Transportation and Commissioner Jack Lettiere 
for a significant shift in transportation decision-making toward the use of modern, community-friendly and environmentally friendly solutions to New Jersey’s transportation problems.

  • Peninsula at Bayonne HarborPeninsula at Bayonne Harbor

    Redevelopment of the former Military Ocean Terminal in Upper New York Harbor into a 430-acre residential community, with shopping, entertainment and park destinations.

  • Atlantic City Outlets, The WalkAtlantic City Outlets, The Walk

    A vibrant retail, dining, and entertainment district that serves as a walkable connection between the Atlantic City Convention Center, NJ TRANSIT rail station, and the Boardwalk.

  • Valley Neighborhood Revitalization InitiativeValley Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative

    A strategic approach to neighborhood stabilization and redevelopment through the rehabilitation of long-vacant properties for first-time homebuyers, comprehensive planning, and inter-municipal cooperation.

  • Transportation Opportunities Center and Independence HouseTransportation Opportunities Center and Independence House

    The project in Paterson's Historic District is serving as a catalyst for additional strategic development in the neighborhood.

  • Princeton Downtown Redevelopment ProjectPrinceton Downtown Redevelopment Project

    Transformed two downtown surface parking lots into a community destination featuring new retail shops and apartments, a public plaza, expanded library, food market and a municipal garage.

  • Cranford CrossingCranford Crossing

    Cranford Crossing is the largest redevelopment project undertaken in Cranford's downtown in a century and is located in the center of the township's Special Improvement District.


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