Tony Galento Plaza: Community Visioning
• PROJECT TYPE: Community Engagement
• LOCATION: Orange, NJ
• SERVICES: Visioning, Capacity Building, Expert Witness Testimony
Nishuane Group facilitated a series of visioning sessions of Tony Galento Plaza, a Transit Village project. Attendees included residents, elected officials, representatives from NGOs, local nonprofits and members of the Main Street Business District.The design-oriented sessions were interactive and informative. Nishuane Group discussed the benefits of the TOD and the consequent creation of a healthy, walkable communities that would be serviced by transit. Additionally, the sessions included discussions about redefining existing open space into a pedestrian friendly plaza offering quality programs that cater to the local and surrounding municipalities.