Holiday Lights Update

After discussion and input from the community, BDC will be hanging new holiday lighting at the Bloomfield Bridge sign island. This display will keep the spirit of the holidays alive in Bloomfield, yet will be more affordable to maintain year after year. Installation of the decorations will take place on or around November 21.

Our holiday light fundraising efforts raised $2,562.27, all of which will be used to purchase and install lighting at the sign island.

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5201 Liberty Avenue (Former Mazda Site) Meeting

See presentation and meeting notes.

The development team included the property owner, architect, traffic planner, and lawyers, who presented to a room of 40 residents, business, and commercial property owners. Plans for the site are to build two one-story buildings totaling 28,000 sq. ft. used as retail and restaurant space, with accessory surface parking of 59 spaces that would support 8-9 businesses/tenants. The plans focused attention on activating Liberty Avenue with buildings,

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4568 Penn Avenue Meeting (Brewpub)


UPDATE: See resolution of support from the BDC Board of Directors.




See presentation and meeting meeting notes.

On Thursday, November 10, Bloomfield Development Corporation, Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation, Lawrenceville Corporation and Lawrenceville United jointly facilitated a community meeting on the brewpub proposed for 4568 Penn Avenue. The owner, Matt Hough, presented his proposal for an 8,000 sq ft brewpub,

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Bloomfield Winter Market

Throughout the summer and into fall the Bloomfield Saturday Market has opened every Saturday morning, rain or shine since 2014. In past years, when the Bloomfield Saturday Market closed residents found had to wait months to buy local produce and catch up with their neighbors. That’s changing this year. Bloomfield Development Corporation is excited to announce the Bloomfield Winter Market!

Like the Saturday Market, the Winter Market will be at the West Penn Hospital parking lot along Liberty Ave.

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