UPDATE: Next for the Wrecking Ball in Old Greenwich 184 Shore Rd

Screen Shot 2016-03-15 at 7.01.02 PMUpdate: During a visit to the Building Dept at Greenwich Town Hall on Tuesday to ask about the demolition permit application for 184 Shore Rd, we learned that anyone objecting to the demolition on the grounds that the house is historic (60+ years old) has until April 22 to do so. An objection on historic grounds would trigger an additional 45-day waiting period before a demolition could proceed.

During a stop at the Planning & Zoning Dept counter, we learned that a coastal site plan for the property was approved on April 8, 2015. That plan, which is valid for 3 years, is for a new single family house, patio, driveway, steps, generator and retaining walls, plus related grading. (see rendering above)

The property sold on Dec. 22, 2015 from James and Caroline Stafford to Greenwich Shore Road LLC $1,600,000.


 

The CT Secretary of State’s website lists principals as Isolini P. Marcal  of 171 Cognewaugh Rd as Manager/Member, and Suzanne and Jason Woody of 21 Lake Drive in Riverside as principals.


 

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184 Shore Road in Old Greenwich, photographed Feb. 28, 2016 Credit: Leslie Yager

Original story, March 3, 2016: Greenwich Shore Road LLC has filed an application with the DPW Division of Buildings for approval to demolish 184 Shore Road in Old Greenwich, a single family dwelling built in 1880.

The house sits on 1/3 of an acre and, according to its Zillow description, the 4-bedroom Colonial retains its original wide plank pine floors, original moldings and high ceilings, and has lovely water views from every room and not a not a drop of water from Sandy.

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PHoto of 184 Shore Rd on file in the Assessor’s office at Greenwich Town Hall

Any objection to the demolition of 184 Shore Road must be filed in writing with the building division within 45 days of publication of notice (Feb. 27) or the required 90 day waiting period established by Town ordinance will be waived.

See also:

What’s Next for the Wrecking Ball in Old Greenwich: Cove Rd 1903 Waterfront Colonial

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11 Cove was constructed in 1903 and includes 93 ft of waterfront. Jan 15, 2015 Credit: Leslie Yager

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11 Cove Rd, Feb. 28, 2016 Credit: Leslie Yager

 

See also

Next for the Wrecking Ball in Greenwich? Sun-Dial Apartments, Formerly Silleck House

MK Designs’ Mantra: Less is More, Old is New in Central Greenwich


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  • Ashley Fagan

    I am curious about 184 Shore Road. Why are they replacing the siding on the house and doing apparent repairs if it is going to be demolished? Is there an update to this property that we don’t know about?