Monthly Archives: May 2012

New Haven is one of the Best Places for College Grads

Though the economy is showing signs of life, the job market for new college graduates is still extremely tough. A daunting figure – three million new grads competing for one million jobs – has been widely reported, as has the fact that more than half of recent grads are unemployed or under-employed. It's also been…
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Downtown Crossing project snagged by zoning, goes back to planning commission

Downtown Crossing project snagged by zoning, goes back to planning commission Friday, May 11, 2012 By Joe Amarante, Register Staff jamarante@ctcentral.com / Twitter: @joeammo NEW HAVEN — Anstress Farwell, president of the Urban Design League and a critic of the way the complex Downtown Crossing plan is currently configured, couldn’t get her slide show working…
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Downtown Crossings Project – Update

The biggest downtown development in a generation was hurtling to approval when this woman stopped it with two words: “notice defect.” Attorney Marjorie Shansky (pictured) uttered those words at the Aldermanic Chambers of City Hall Thursday evening. Aldermen were poised to vote on two proposals: A zone change and a development deal—that would enable the…
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Discovery Delays Coliseum Project

A topographic challenge has stalled the plans of a Canadian developer looking to build on the grave of the New Haven Coliseum: It turns out the land around the downtown block goes up and down, up and down. The slanted ground has delayed the work of the city’s preferred developer, LiveWorkLearnPlay of Montreal, which has…
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