Major Active Development Projects in 2019
1 Chestnut St 122,000 sf mixed use development with 5,800 sf retail, 11,000 sf office and 122 dwelling units.
The following is a brief update on the numerous projects recently approved or currently underway throughout the city.
MAIN AVENUE NORTH, CRANBURY & SILVERMINE
|Silvermine Tavern: 192, 193. 194 Perry Ave/1 River Rd: Silvermine Tavern Village District construct new barn, add 4 new units cluster housing, rehabilitate Silvermine Tavern buildings, convert mill buildings to single family residence with guest house, reconfigure existing parking lot and add valet parking. Construction complete on cluster homes, Mill House, inn/tavern; construction underway on country store.|
|Grist Mill Village: 150-174 Glover Ave - 766 unit Commercial Planned Residential development (3 separate sites) - Building A complete; Building B under construction.|
|St. George Greek Church: Bayne Street - 21,000 sf community center approved in 2007. Construction underway.|
|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 2019; theater building demolished.|
|The Village: Main Norwalk LLC - 272-280 Main Ave - New 100,000 sf retail development - Approved April 2017.
|Westport Arts Center: 19 Newtown Turnpike: 8,000 sf public museum for Westport Arts Center - Construction underway
|Innovation Center: 15 Oakwood Ave - Proposed zoned change and new 24,000 sf office and R&D with 3 units - Approved April 2018; 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; Construction underway.
| 10 Willard Rd: 587 CTA LLC d/b/a EDG Properties - Proposed amendments to allow storage facilities by Special Permit on lots of 7 acre or more - Application pernding
|Bright Beginnings: 517 Westport Ave Proposed child day care center - Approved April 2018; construction underway
| 8 & 11 Willard Road: Swim Seventy LLC – Aquatic facility in existing bldg with 116 space parking lot across street. Aquatic center construction complete; parking lot under construction.
CONNECTICUT AVE & WEST NORWALK
|EDG Properties: 71-75 Connecticut Av – 33 units and 14,800 sf medical office. Approved October 2018; no permits issued for construction.|
|Ponus Ridge Middle School: Hunters Lane – Additions for K-8 STEM School - Approved effective August 2018; no permits issued for construction|
|St. Mathew Church: 216 Scribner Avenue - Church recreation center - Construction underway
NORWALK CENTER & EAST AVENUE
|Highpointe West: 74-88 Main St; 6-8 North Av; 37-45 High St: 285,458 sf mixed use development w ith 212 dwelling units and 14,250 sf retail – Approved by Commission February 2016; extension of time granted to Feb 2019; no permits issued for construction.|
|Highpointe East: 42-48 High Street: 91,174 sf mixed use development with 66 dwelling units and 4,320 sf retail – Approved by Commission February 2016; extension of time granted to Feb 2019; no permits issued for construction.|
|Waypointe: 515 West Ave/Orchard St/Merwin Sts – New mixed use developments for Midblock & North block approved in 2011. Construction underway on West Block; CZC issued for Midblock, North Block and East Block; individual tenant permits for retail and restaurant uses issued on an ongoing basis
| Norwalk Hospital: 34 Maple Street - New 96,700 sq ft outpatient & private physician addition with relocated helicopter landing site. Addition exterior complete, CZC issued to occupy several floors, currently under construction on rehab/interior renovations.
|Wall Street Place (POKO): Wall & Isaacs Sts: Mixed use development at former Isaacs St municipal parking lot. Phase I plans for 101 multifamily residential units, 16,800 sf of retail & restaurant space; approved in 2008. Project will include first fully automated 213 sp parking garage and 100 sp of public parking. Currently under construction.|
|Head of Harbor South: 6 Smith St - New mixed use development with 5,000 sf office and 60 residential units. Construction complete..|
|75 East Avenue: Convert funeral home to 4 unit multifamily. Zoning permit issued, currently under construction.|
|94 East Avenue: Add 5 residential units to existing office;. Approved March 2016; currently under construction
|1 Jennings Place: King Industries - 15,000 sf building for Maritime Rowing Club - Approved January 2017. current;y under construction
|East Norwalk RR Station TOD: 230 East Avenue/3 & 10 Rowan Street – 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; no permits issued for construction.|
|198-200 East Avenue: 14 unit multifamily development. Approved September 2017; currently under construction.|
|Third Taxing District: 16 Rowan Street – 2 story storage building. Approved October 2017; no permits issued for construction .
|The SoNo Collection: 63 West Ave/1 Putnam Ave/Pine Street Ext - 8 story, 1,096,987 sf mixed use retail shopping center development adjacent to I-95 with 676,550 sf retail, 58,196 sf restaurant/cafe, 3,033 space parking garage (2 parcels). LDA approved by Common Council and Redevelopment Agency October 2015. Approved by Zoning Commission June 2016; as modified Nov 2016. Zoning permits issued; construction underway.|
|Maritime Aquarium: 10 North Water St – Construction underway on new addition and major interior renovations to existing Aquarium building. Currently under construction|
| Washington Village/13-20 Day St: Trinity Financial & Norwalk Housing Authority - New 273 unit multifamily development in a Transit Oriented Development area (3 separate parcels). Zoning permits issued for 13 and 20 Day Street sites; Extension of time approved until February 2017 for Washington Village site. 13 & 20 Day Street completed; currently under construction on Building C.at Washington Village site
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 Approved April 2018; revised plans approved August 10, 2018. Demolition & site work underway; no permits issued for construction.
|1 Chestnut St: SoNo Metro LLC & 24 Monroe St LLC – 20 & 24 Monroe St/5 & 11 Chestnut St - New 5-6 story, ±122,000 sf Transit oriented 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 bldg; no permits issued for construction)|
| Residence Inn by Marriott: 43-47 South Main St – 8 story 102 room extended stay hotel and 106 sp indoor valet parking approved in 2009; modified in April 2016. Council approved modifications to Urban Renewal Plan. Modified to reduce # of rooms and provide additional onsite parking Approved April 2016. Currently under construction.
|Columbus Magnet School: 11 Ingalls Ave – New 60,000 sf school - Approved; no permits issued for construction
|Side by Side School: 85 South Main St - 2 story addition to Side by Side Charter School. Construction complete.
|Play CT, LLC - 85-89 Water St - 29,000 sf multi activity entertainment complex - Approved January 2019; construction underway.|
|One Bates Court - Metropolitan Realty Associates: 1 Bates Court - 40 residential units – Approved December 2016; Extension of time granted to December 2018; construction underway|
|Meadow Street Partners: 6 and 30 Meadow Street – Empty container contractor’s storage yard – Approved June 2017; 6 month extension of time granted to November 2018; under construction|
|Web Construction: 34 Meadow Street – Contractor’s storage yard. Approved August 2017; completion Spring 2019.|
|Clarke Capital - 64 South Main St/8,10,12 & 14 Elizabeth St – New mixed use development TOD with 19,400 sf retail and 40 residential units: Showroom relocation permit issued
|SoNo Station Design District TOD regulations: New regulations for expanded SoNo Station Design District (SSDD) zone Approved effective April 13, 2018.|