The rumors were true. A demolition sign has been posted at 115 Maple Ave., an 1880 Victorian located in a row of Victorian homes that include the The Woman’s Club of Greenwich.
According to the Greenwich Historical Society, the home at 115 Maple was renovated early in the 20th century. The site features an original photo of the home with its wraparound porch, dormers, detached garage and stables.
Per Town regulations, the new owners of 115 Maple posted their demolition sign before submitting their application for a demolition permit. They are also required to publish a notice in “the newspaper,” which Bill Marr, Building Official of the Town of Greenwich.
This is the text of the notice:
NOTICE OF INTENT TO DEMOLISH To whom it may concern: Notice is hereby given that Sound Beach Partners LLC has filed an application with the DPW, Division of Buildings, Town of Greenwich for approval to demolish the building or structure described below: Name, if any, of building or structure: n/a Year built: 1880 Address: 115 Maple Avenue, Greenwich, CT Type of Building or Structure: single family residence Owner’s Name: David Hopper, Trustee Owner’s Address: 51 Amogerone Cross Way, Greenwich, CT 06830 Further information concerning this pending application may be obtained by contacting the DPW-Division of Buildings 203-622-7894. Any objection to the demolition of the above building or structure must be filed in writing with the DPW-Division of Buildings within forty five days of publication of notice or the required ninety day waiting period established by Town ordinance will waived. Applicant’s Name: Sound Beach Partners LLC