Architectural Review Committee

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20-Unit Apartment Building Does Not Fare Well in Architectural Critique

A 20-Unit apartment building with four units of workforce housing submitted under the 6-110 moderate income housing regulation is proposed on East Putnam Ave between Pet Pantry and McDonald’s in Riverside. Continue Reading →

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ARC Bashes Proposed “Modern, Sleek” Multi-Family Next to Town Hall, Grandfathered Before New R-6 Regs

On Wednesday night, the Architectural Review Committee again said the “modern, sleek” building proposed for the corner of Field Point Road and Sound View Drive would be out of character with the neighborhood. Continue Reading →

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Expired Lease Means Time’s Up for Castiglione Funeral Home

The Architectural Review Committee had a spirited debate on Wednesday night. The topic: a freestanding clock proposed by Vincent Graziano, owner of the funeral home on 134 Hamilton Ave. The applicant ultimately received the blessing of ARC, but his efforts to move into his building have been stymied by presence of tenants, operators of Castiglione Funeral Home, whose lease expired on Jan. 31. Continue Reading →

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Fries? A Shake? Golden Arches in Greenwich? No, Thanks

If you move them you lose them, was the verdict on the “Golden Arches” at the Riverside McDonald’s at 1207 East Putnam Ave. McDonald’s wants to install a new parapet wall and modify the facade of the restaurant for a “fresh” look. Back in 1974 when the building was erected, the regulations were different. Continue Reading →

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