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P&Z Watch: Two-Story 8-30g Proposed Atop Historic Putnam Trust Building on Greenwich Ave Raises “Grave Concerns”

“Given the sense that change is somewhat inevitable, we want to preserve aesthetic factors. We also want to create affordable housing.” – Chip Haslun, attorney for the applicant Continue Reading →

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P&Z Stymied by Bulk of Proposed 20-Unit Apartment Building Submitted Prior to 6-110 Workforce Housing Moratorium

A proposal for a 20 unit apartment building at 1205 East Putnam Ave, next to McDonald’s in Riverside went before the Planning & Zoning commission. It came in as a 6-110 proposal for workforce housing before a moratorium was implemented. P&Z had concerns including the building’s bulk, massing, proposed .9 FAR, and traffic. Continue Reading →

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Synagogue at Historic Armory: No HDC Vote after Third Revision and the Clock is Ticking

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 →

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Future Home of Granoff Architects Added to Register of Historic Places

The landmark building at 330 Railroad Ave was designed and constructed in 1928 for CL&P incorporating many distinctive Art Deco features. The three-story, 30,000 sq ft former industrial building is currently undergoing a complete renovation that will restore and preserve the historic façade design and include all new HVAC, electric service, elevator, plumbing, historic replacement windows, solar roof panels, extensive site work and landscaping all designed by Greenwich’s leading architectural firm, Granoff Architects. Continue Reading →

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