Camden New Jersey

New deadline for Campbell Soup

Wednesday, August 1, 2007 By JIM WALSH Courier-Post Staff CAMDEN City council and the Camden Redevelopment Agency moved Tuesday to extend a key deadline for a controversial redevelopment project at the headquarters of Campbell Soup Co. ... read more »

The proposed Campbell Soup Co. expansion became more convoluted Thursday. NU's, please provide POV on CP Forum

Friday, July 27, 2007 By EILEEN STILWELL Courier-Post Staff CAMDEN The proposed Campbell Soup Co. expansion and the future of the historic Sears Building became more convoluted Thursday with the cancellation of a special city planning board meeting. ... read more »

NAACP General Council and Interim President Speaks on Zoning, Suburbs and Segregation on C-Span

National Association of Attorneys General talk about the 150th anniversary of Dred Scott decision and its impact. Move time slider to 1 hour, 25 minutes. Next 3 minutes of speech covers zoning, suburbs and segregation. ... read more »

Campbell plan faces additional hurdle in court

Saturday, June 23, 2007 Another lawsuit was recently filed against the Campbell project, this one by Dr. Denim, a hip hop manufacturing company that says it wants to buy the Sears Building and convert it into a recording studio, retail store and manufacturing center for its hand-painted clothes. ... read more »

Campbell Soup Plan Hits Snag: Camden activist Frank Fulbrook won a round in court in his fight against the Campbell Soup Co.

By ALAN GUENTHER Courier-Post Staff CAMDEN Another procedural error by the city planning board dealt a setback Friday to a major redevelopment plan. This time, community activist Frank Fulbrook won a round in court in his fight against the Campbell Soup Co. Campbell wants to tear down the vacant, di... read more »

Panel votes to save Sears Building from Campbell's Soup Plans

Friday, June 22, 2007 By ALAN GUENTHER Courier-Post Staff TRENTON Historic Sites Council member Marilou Ehrler pleaded with Campbell's executives..."Please don't move out of Camden." By a 5-1 vote, the state Historic Sites Council on Thursday recommended that Campbell be denied permission to take do... read more »

NY TIMES, SUNDAY, JUNE 17: We would urge Campbell's to think again before risking its reputation for good citizenship...

NY TIMES,N.Y./Region Campbell Soup Company has been a mainstay in Camden, a southern New Jersey city that has long since fallen on hard times. We would urge Campbell to think again before risking its reputation for good citizenship and to explore other courses of action. One alternative would be to... read more »

Campbell's Soup Project is Part of Larger "Gateway Neighborhood" Planned Redevelopment

Campbells Soup ignores two major commuter rail lines bordering its re-development zone, prefering to cater to cars instead. Excludes new residential near Campbell's campus. http://www.ci.camden.nj.us/departments/GATEWAYRED%20PLAN.pdf ... read more »

June 5, NY Times, Camden, N.J. Campbell Soup Co. Says It May Go if Sears Building Stays

By KAREEM FAHIM NY Times Published: June 5, 2007 Now, amid an effort to revive a city mired in a crippling cycle of crime and unemployment, the Campbell Soup Company, Camden’s longtime and most prominent corporate resident, has proposed expanding its presence and transforming the area where the em... read more »

NJ Gov. Corzine Set To Destroy Riverfront Prison In Camden

"This is a golden opportunity for North Camden and the entire city. It could open the door for some 50 to 60 acres of new ( waterfront) development," Sadler said. (With spectacular views of Philadelphia) ... read more »