Designed by Red Bank architect Jerome Morley Larson in the 1970s, the open-air stairway would be enclosed as shown below if the plan is approved. (Photo by John T. Ward; rendering by SOME Architects. Click to enlarge)[UPDATE: The planning board hearing on this proposal has been rescheduled to February 22.]
By JOHN T. WARD
The plan for 7 Broad Street calls for enclosing the building’s unusual open-air staircase and refacing the building as shown at right, along with converting second-floor offices to apartments.