To the Editor:
A major site plan for redevelopment of the Castoro Property at 71 E. Broad in Hopewell Boro is being met with significant community opposition. The plan calls for turning the existing Castoro garage into the largest restaurant in Hopewell Boro, and is being pitched of “phase one” of a larger project to build a 45-unit, three-story apartment complex and several duplexes on the site.
Residents are not happy with the scale of the project and the lack of consultation. A public letter has already been signed over 60 residents enumerating their concerns. These range from the process, which seems to interrupt the creation of a redevelopment plan requested by the Boro Council, to parking, lighting, and landscaping concerns.
Site plans are available on the Hopewell Boro website.