Major Active Development Projects in 2020

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The Platform at 1 Chestnut St 122,000 sf mixed use development with 5,800 sf retail, 11,000 sf office and 122 dwelling units.

Link to Interactive Development Projects Map

The following is a brief update on the numerous projects recently approved, pending or currently underway throughout the city.


The Curb (aka Grist Mill Village): 150, 200 and 300 Glover Ave - 761 unit Commercial Planned Residential development (3 separate sites) - Construction complete on 235 units Bldg A;and 232 units Bldg. B; construction.underway 294 units and 3 hotel rooms Bldg C 
White Barn Theater: Special Properties III, LLC – 78 Cranbury Road/440 Newtown Ave – 15 unit conservation development – Approved; no permits issued for construction. Extension of time granted until April 2021; theater building demolished.
The Village: Main Norwalk LLC - 272-280 Main Ave - New 100,000 sf retail development - Approved April 2017; extension of time granted to September 2021.
Malta House: 139 West Rocks Rd - Maternity home for 15 residents Approved June 2019; Currently under construction
Innovation Center: 15 Oakwood Ave/27 Seir Hill Rd  - Zone change and site plan for new 24,000 sf office/R&D building with 3 live-work units - Approved April 2018; modifications approved April 2020; no permits issued for construction.
Shawn's Lawns: 2 Muller Ave - Contractor's storage yard with motor vehicle repair - Approved Nov 2019; no permits issued for construction
Yew Street Partners: Brierwood Road - 5 unit conservation development - Approved April 2018; no permits issued for construction
Aiken Street: 73 Aiken Street - 17 unit conservation development. Approved effective September, 2018; No permits issued for construction.
Garavel Subaru / Zion Properties: 512 - 528 Main Avenue – New 45,506 square foot structure for Garavel Subaru car dealership - Pending application under review by Zoning Commission 
North 7: Merritt Station Norwalk, LLC et al - 67, 69, 79, 87, 111, 117, 129, 135, 155, 156 & 201 Glover Avenue and 2 Oakwood Ave. – Proposed map change from AAA, Bus #2 and Exec Office to entirely Executive Office; Proposed amendments to revise definition for Development Park; to revise the Executive Office zone to permit a new Master Plan approval process by Special Permit and to increase height and FAR, to revise parking requirements for multifamily developments and Special permit review of proposed Master Plan Executive Office Development Park with 1,303 multifamily dwelling units - Pending application under review by Zoning Commission


10 Willard Rd: 10 Willard LLC  - Zoning map change to entirely Business #2 zone and special permit for 116,648 sf storage building and 219 multifamily dwelling units - Approved effective April 17, 2020; Currently under construction
Bright Beginnings: 517 Westport Ave Proposed child day care center - Approved April 2018; construction complete
19 Willard Road: 7,000 sq. ft. millwork shop in existing building  Approved November 2019.


EDG Properties: 71-75 Connecticut Av – Mixed use development with 33 units and 14,800 sf medical office. Approved October 2018; Construction underway.
St. Mathew Church: 216 Scribner Avenue - Church recreation center - Construction underway
Jefferson School - 75 Van Buren Avenue - City of Norwalk/Board of Education – Renovations and additions to existing elementary school - Approved July 2020 - No permits issued for construction


24 Berkeley Street: Zoning amendment/zoning map change and new 5 unit multifamily development at corner of Berkeley & Maple St - Application approved October 2020 - No permits issued for construction
6 Butler St: Relocate 8,600 sf historic building from 3 Quincy St for reuse as office. Approved October 2017; extension of time granted to 2021; no permits issued for construction. 
The Pinnacle: TB Norwalk Apartments LLC - 467 West Ave/17 Butler/3 Quincy St:
NEW Revised mixed-use development with 393 dwelling units and 25,495 sf of commercial space in a six-story building (to replace 521,821 sf mixed use development with 330 units, 496 seat iPic movie Theater (42,826 sf), 22,509 sf restaurant, 23,979 sf fitness center, 3,602 sf office and 942 pkg sp. Approved in 2017);  - New application submitted Sept 2020; currently under review by Zoning Commission
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The Pinnacle 2017 rendering
Wall Street Place (Wall Street Recap Associates LLC): 61 Wall & 17 Isaacs St: Mixed use development at former Isaacs St municipal parking lot - 6 story, 101 unit building at 61 Wall St and construction of new 4 story building with 50 units at 17 Isaacs St. - New application submitted Sept 2020; currently under review by Zoning Commission
9, 11 & 13 Leonard Street:  New 26 unit multifamily development with 2 workforce housing units – Approved February 28, 2020; no permits issued for construction. 
1 Jennings Place: King Industries - 15,000 sf building for Maritime Rowing Club - Approved January 2017. currently under construction


93 Winfield Street - Former Bank of America buildingNew 14 unit multifamily development at site of former Bank of America building - Pending application under review by Zoning Commission
10 Norden Place - New 330,000 sf warehouse and wholesale distribution use in existing building (former Norden Systems space) - Pending application under review by Zoning Commission
Brim and Crown - 230 East Avenue –  5-6 story, 276,408 sf mixed use development with 189 dwelling units (215,025 sq. ft.), 39,492 square feet office, 4,260 sq. ft. gross (2,130 sq. ft. active) restaurant, 5,550 sq. ft. gross (4,163 sq. ft. active) retail and 15,939 sf Pooch Hotel (existing) in 4 separate buildings.  Approved effective April 13, 2018; modified plans approved May 2019; construction underway.


Brim & Crown rendering
Third Taxing District: 16 Rowan Street – 2 story storage building. Approved October 2017; construction underway.


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Harbourside SoNo rendering
Harbourside SoNo - TR South Water St LLC – 123 Water Street - New 6 story development with 129 residential units and 3,870 sf retail in Transit Oriented Development (TOD) area. Revised plans approved August 2018. Construction underway; nearing completion
Maritime Aquarium: 10 North Water St – Construction underway on new addition and major interior renovations to existing Aquarium building. Currently under construction
Maritime Aquarium section view
Maritime Aquarium rendering
Soundview Landing (Washington Village): Trinity Financial & Norwalk Housing Authority - Raymond Street - New 193 unit multifamily development in a Transit Oriented Development area Zoning permits issued for Building C Dec 2018; construction underway
1 Chestnut Street rendering
The Platform rendering
The Platform (aka SoNo Metro) 1 Chestnut St - New 5-6 story, ±122,000 sf development w/5,800 GSF ground floor retail, 11,000 sf office and 122 multifamily dwelling units (16 units in former LeRoy Shirt Factory currently under construction and 106 units in new building; foundation permit issued; Construction underway
Columbus Magnet School: 11 Ingalls Ave – New 60,000 sf school - Approved; no permits issued for construction
Play CT, LLC - 85-89 Water St - 29,000 sf multi activity entertainment complex - Approved January 2019; modified plans approved construction underway. 
One Bates Court - Metropolitan Realty Associates: 1 Bates Court - Multifamily development with 40 residential units – Construction underway; nearing completion
320 Wilson Ave: 45,800 sf high bay light manufacturing/warehouse building  Plans approved October 2019. Currently under construction.
Clarke Capital - 64 South Main St/8,10,12 & 14 Elizabeth St  – New 68,000 sf mixed use development with 19,400 sf retail and 40 residential units: Showroom relocation permit issued; no permits issued for construction


111 Rowayton Ave 5 multifamily dwelling units - Approved October 2019; no permits issued for construction

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