Our Future: Proposed Education and Discovery Center
Assessment of Clinton & Hudson Avenue Sites
TNC proposes to maintain the existing parking lot, pavilion and restroom at the top of Hudson Avenue to preserve visitors’ traditional approach to Pfister’s Pond.TNC recommends razing the obsolete building and reforesting the surrounding one acre.
Tenafly's Council Approves TNC's Lease by Unanimous Vote
On September 24, the Council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance for a 24-year lease which will allow TNC to move ahead with our proposal for a new Education and Discovery Center. Thanks to all for your support throughout the review and approval process.
Council Resolution and Response Document Complete Green Acres Review
On September 10, Tenafly’s Council voted unanimously by resolution to advance TNC’s proposal for a New Education and Discovery Center by:
• Approving the change of use in the Lost Brook Preserve, the final step required by the New Jersey State
Green Acres’ Change of Use procedures and regulations
• Approving construction of the New Education and Discovery Center and considering it a Borough sponsored
• Amending the Lost Brook Preserve’s Rules to permit construction of the proposed facility
• Authorizing TNC to prepare all additional required submissions and applications
We invite you to read TNC's Response to Green Acres, addressing all of the comments about our proposal during the public hearing and comment period
Follow the development of our proposal for a new Education and Discovery Center, a single-story, 7,950 sq. ft. facility set 600 feet back from Clinton Avenue. Located along a ridge dividing the Hudson and Hackensack River watersheds, the new building offers universal access and features sustainable and environmentally friendly site and building design strategies. Classrooms and exhibit space face the forest and a covered deck extends classrooms into the outdoors.