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.

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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, add valet parking. Construction complete.
The Curb (aka Grist Mill Village): 150, 200 and 300 Glover Ave - 761 unit Commercial Planned Residential development (3 separate sites) - Construction complete on 232 units Bldg A; construction.underway Bldg B and 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; no permits issued for construction
MoCA Arts Center: 19 Newtown Turnpike: 8,000 sf public museum for Westport Arts Center - Construction complete
Innovation Center: 15 Oakwood Ave - Zone change and site plan for new 24,000 sf office/R&D building with 3 live-work units - Approved April 2018; no permits issued for construction. Extension of time & modifications approved April 2020.
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Subaru: 512 - 528 Main Avenue – New 45,506 square foot structure for Garavel Subaru car dealership - Application withdrawn July 2020


WESTPORT AVENUE


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; no permits issued for construction
Bright Beginnings: 517 Westport Ave Proposed child day care center - Approved April 2018; construction underway
19 Willard Road: 7,000 sq. ft. millwork shop in existing building  Approved November 2019.

CONNECTICUT AVE & WEST NORWALK


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
Bob's Stores 59 Connecticut Av (former Toys R Us) New furniture store tenant - Construction complete


NORWALK CENTER & EAST AVENUE


24 Berkeley Street - New multifamily development at corner of Berkeley & Maple St - Pending application 
6 Butler St: Relocate 8,600 sf historic building from 3 Quincy St for reuse as office. Approved October 2017; no permits issued for construction. 
The Pinnacle 467 West Avenue New 521,821 sq ft 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 parking spaces. Approved 2017; extension of time granted to October 2021; no permits issued for construction

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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.
1 Jennings Place: King Industries - 15,000 sf building for Maritime Rowing Club - Approved January 2017. current;y under construction

EAST NORWALK


 93 Winfield Street - New multifamily development at site of former Bank of America building - Pending application
 10 Norden Place - New 330,000 sf warehouse and wholesale distribution use in existing building (former Norden Systems space) - Pending application
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.
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Third Taxing District: 16 Rowan Street – 2 story storage building. Approved October 2017; construction underway.


SOUTH NORWALK


The SoNo Collection: 100-101 North Water St - 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. Zoning Approved June 2016; modified Nov 2016. Conditional CZC issued.. 
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Maritime Aquarium: 10 North Water St – Construction underway on new addition and major interior renovations to existing Aquarium building. Currently under construction
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Washington Village: Trinity Financial & Norwalk Housing Authority - New 193 unit multifamily development in a Transit Oriented Development area Zoning permits issued for Building C Dec 2018; construction underway
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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.
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 bldg in a TOD area; foundation permit issued; construction underway June 2020
Residence Inn by Marriott: 43-47 South Main St – 8 story 102 room extended stay hotel with indoor valet parking. Council approved modifications to Urban Renewal Plan. Modified to reduce # of rooms; provide additional onsite parking. Conditional CZC issued.
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 – Approved December 2016; Extension of time granted to December 2018; construction underway
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 68,000 sf mixed use development with 19,400 sf retail and 40 residential units: Showroom relocation permit issued; no permits issued for construction

ROWAYTON


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

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