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Questionable Properties
« on: March 15, 2004, 11:10:14 AM »
Thought a listing of questionable properties around town might stir up interest by residents and city officials to provide a status of abandoned or neglected or vacant properties around town.

Here's one to start:





363 Essex St. ( abandoned house next to Hackensack Florist, across the street from the new Sanzari building)

Publically Listed Owner of Property:
TROVM, LLC C/O VINCENT P. TROVINI
W 115 CENTURY RD
PARAMUS NJ 07652

Does anyone know the status of this abandoned property? Can the city force it to be torn down? Is the city collecting tax payments on the property?
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Re:Questionable Properties
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2004, 03:27:12 PM »
I agree- That house on Essex Street needs to come down! It's an eye sore and a safety hazard!

Tear it down!

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Re:Questionable Properties (Linden Street).
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2004, 11:29:29 AM »
Click the following link for another "questionable property".

Linden Street

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Re:Questionable Properties
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2004, 12:29:33 AM »
any idea whats happening with the burnt house on park st



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Re:Questionable Properties
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2004, 12:43:09 PM »
http://www.northjersey.com/page.php?qstr=eXJpcnk3ZjczN2Y3dnFlZUVFeXkzJmZnYmVsN2Y3dnFlZUVFeXk2NTA4Mzk2JnlyaXJ5N2Y3MTdmN3ZxZWVFRXl5Mg==

Well today's front page was interesting.... Sorry to see city officials still support Mr. Tucci.  >:(

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Re:Questionable Properties
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2004, 01:54:23 PM »
Has anyone noticed the recent grafitti on the abandoned gas station on Essex and Polify?  How much longer does this have to go on?  Why can't the building be torn down. Next thing you know children will be playing it or it will be a shelter for the homeless. The problem won't go away till someone gets hurt.

If the Arena Diner is so interested in the property - why such delay tactics by Mr. Tucci?  Why doesn't the city demolish abandoned buildings and send the bill to the property owner?

From the April 2nd article on Mr. Tucci from the Record:

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Chris Vetsas, who owns Arena Diner on Essex Street, said he tried to contact Tucci recently to complain about a neighboring property owned by one of the developer's companies. An abandoned gas station sits there, at 9 Polifly Rd., just off Essex Street.

Such tracts, Tucci said, were in disrepair before he bought them. If anybody has any complaints about the properties, he suggested, maybe that person should buy them.

Vetsas said he's willing to buy the property to stir up some activity. But Tucci has not responded to his inquiry, Vestas said.

"It's terrible. It's been sitting there for a number of years," Vetsas said. "That's a disgrace for Hackensack, especially for a business like this."

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Re:Questionable Properties
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2004, 04:06:55 PM »
You can add 155 Hopper St to the list. It burned the weekend after Thanksgiving. All the windows and doors are boarded up including the holes in the roof. I don't know if its true but someone told me the town allows one year or more before things get done. As long as the home owner can show they are working on it, like arguing with the insurance company.

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Linden Street
« Reply #8 on: May 25, 2004, 10:27:44 AM »
As printed in The Record, May 25, 2004:

HACKENSACK - The City Council has received a state grant of $8,375 to pay for the environmental review of a Linden Street property. The council has hired Malcolm Pirnie to investigate the tract, the former home of the Odyssey Body Works repair company.

City Manager James Lacava said he's not sure what the city will do with the property once it's evaluated. But he did say the property is an "eyesore" and that the city may acquire the tract so it can fix it up.

Before the city does that, however, it has to determine the extent of contamination, Lacava said. The city has reason to believe materials used on the site were hazardous.


- Tom Davis

What would be a good use for this property?

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Re:Questionable Properties
« Reply #9 on: May 25, 2004, 07:20:04 PM »
the owner of this property applied for a variance several months ago and was denied. I forget what he wanted to do there, but he was denied.  funny how the city now wants to do something there....

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Re:Trovini property on Essex Street
« Reply #10 on: May 26, 2004, 10:29:52 PM »
Trovini --- that figures. The Trovini's are a politically connected family in Hackensack, even though they moved from Hackensack to Paramus. I think the city should enforce all the ordinances on every property without consideration for the last name of the owner. There is no question that the abandoned house across from the new Sanzari building is in violation of multiple ordinances.

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Re:Questionable Properties
« Reply #11 on: May 28, 2004, 08:46:02 AM »
Can a lawsuit be brought against the city to better act on the properties?  Its obvious the city is not doing enough.  

The city could be making a fortune if it continues to fine the owners.



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Re:Questionable Properties
« Reply #12 on: May 28, 2004, 08:49:44 AM »
A couple houses down from 363 Essex St. - two homes constructed a new driveway with rear parking (just around the time the Sanzari buidling was being built).





The driveway, property (retaining walls) and sidewalk are unfinished. Has the town ever forced the homeowners to finish this project. As much as it was an improvemnt to get parked cars off of Essex St., its another eyesore in the city.

I am sure the permits for this project are expired too.
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Re:Questionable Properties
« Reply #13 on: May 28, 2004, 08:50:51 AM »
Add the Exxon gas station to the list on Polify Road (near the Hilton Hotel).  

Does anyone know if another Gas company is taking over or is it another abandoned property in town.

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Re: Questionable Properties
« Reply #14 on: August 24, 2004, 07:40:17 AM »
Pictures have been added to prior posts on this topic for the properties on Essex St. between Summit and Prospect Ave.

Thanks to Al for his assistance.