Havemeyer Place

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Petrick: Arch Street/Greenwich Avenue Municipal Improvements May Be a Costly Mistake

“There have been many experts – city planners – brought in to design this project. One thing is for certain – they love grids and 90 degree angles. Our town is hilly, it twists and turns-  imperfect-, but it is what makes Greenwich so beautiful.” – Leslie Petrick Continue Reading →

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Pre-Application for Six Units By Historic Armory Would Honor, Not Preserve “Drill Shed”

A pre-application has been submitted to the Greenwich Planning & Zoning Commission for a development of residential units totaling 19,000+ sq ft in the parking lot next to the historic Armory on Mason Street, at the corner of Havemeyer Place. The proposal would not preserve the historic drill shed. Applicant’s rendering of conceptual proposal for the “drill shed” at the historic Armory. Specifically, the applicants propose a zone change from CGB to CGB-HO (historic overlay). They seek to build six residential units over both ground-level parking and underground parking. Continue Reading →

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HDC Reacts to Revised Chabad Synagogue Proposal at Armory: We Still Don’t Like It

After initially presenting a rendering of a synagogue for the corner of Mason St and Havemeyer Place in downtown Greenwich in July and meeting disappointment from the Historic District Commission, the applicant returned with a revised design. Still the commission disapproved. Continue Reading →

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ARC Still Not Happy with Proposed Massive 19-Unit Building Despite Addition of Shingles and Gambrels

The Architectural Review Committee remained very uncomfortable with the bulk and the size of a proposed 19 unit apartment building at the corner of Milbank Ave and Havemeyer Place. They agreed the proposal would be better if it were multiple buildings rather than one 230 foot long building. Continue Reading →

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