At the Dec 18 P&Z meeting the commission reviewed the application for a new Chabad Lubavitch synagogue at the corner of Mason Street and Havemeyer including parking, rooftop playground, and safety given there is an entrance opposite the fire house.
Rabbi Yossi Deren said the commission was being discriminatory and “moving the lines.” The acting chair said the commission was working according to regulations and the process is iterative. Continue Reading →
Thank you to the Greenwich Historical Society for sharing vintage photos and history of the Armory on Mason Street. Continue Reading →
The proposed Chabad Lubavitch synagogue would involve demolition of much of the historic Armory on Mason Street, built in 1911. After returning Wednesday night for a third time, the Historic District Commission said they still weren’t prepared to vote. One of many concerns was that the main synagogue entrance, which has less than the required the setback, would be directly across from the very busy fire station on Havemeyer Place. Continue Reading →
Planning and Zoning commissioners approved a preschool for children under 3 at 6 Lincoln Avenue, despite neighbors’ concerns about problems with pick up and drop off. Continue Reading →
The multi-purpose building at Sheephill, development at 143 Sound Beach Ave in OG, and public hearing on proposed changes in regulations governing grade plane, walls and attics. A proposed pre-school on Lincoln Avenue in central Greenwich. Continue Reading →