July 26th, 2018, the City of New Rochelle held a Scoping Session at the City Hall for the Supplemental Draft Generic Environmental Impact statement (SDGEIS) for the Waterfront District which will study the impacts of developing in this area to inform the new zoning. Scoping is a process that develops a written document (“scope”) whichContinue reading “Waterfront Overlay District | Scoping Session”
Thanks for the time you spent joining the conversation, engaging in the workshops, sharing your ideas and helping us frame a master plan concept for the New Rochelle Waterfront District. We learned a great deal from many engaging conversations with all of you and we hope we helped you better understand the challenges and opportunitiesContinue reading “Community Outreach Meeting | November 29th, 2017”
Thank you all for attending our second Community Workshop. We appreciate your time, energy and wide range of ideas, suggestions and questions. We learned a great deal and hopefully you have a better understanding of the trade-offs between the cost of community benefits and the density needed to pay for them. Below are the presentationsContinue reading “Community Outreach Meeting | October 4th, 2017”
In the first community meeting, many people urged us to get out on the water to understand the site better. The team decided to take up on that advice and today decided to go explore the water via kayaks. We gained an appreciation for the natural beauty of Echo Bay and the surrounding neighborhoods.
NEW ROCHELLE – The developer of the city’s vision for an extensive Echo Bay waterfront district, with shops, apartments, restaurants and parks, is turning to residents for suggestions.
Thanks to the many people who joined us this past Wednesday night for our first Waterfront District workshop and to the many others who have participated in the online survey. Below is a brief recap: Twining Properties gave an overview of the planning process Marvel Architects presented some examples of other successful industrial waterfront revitalizations to help the group understand new possibilities for the waterfront. AttendeesContinue reading “Community Outreach Meeting | September 13th, 2017”
NEW ROCHELLE – City Council unanimously selected MacQuesten Development, LLC, Tuesday to build a 27-story mixed-use tower on the site currently occupied by the city’s downtown fire station. MacQuesten proposed a $110 million, 27-story mixed-use building, which would include 282 residential units, approximately 9,500 square feet of retail, a four-story parking garage and an option for nearly 50,000 squareContinue reading “New Rochelle chooses developer for downtown firehouse site”
As the city continues to find ways to revitalize its nine miles of valuable Long Island Sound coastline, a chunk of private beachfront property is now set for redevelopment. Beckwith Pointe Club, the decades old beach club on New Rochelle’s Davenport Neck, will soon be torn down and replaced by a multi-million dollar condominium community.Continue reading “New Rochelle to get a beachfront overhaul”
The New Rochelle City Council approved a new agreement with Twining Properties LLC on Feb. 7 to develop 12.5 acres of city property at Echo Bay. Twining, based in New York City, has proposed a $300 million mixed-use project, called Pratt Landing, in an industrial area at the edge of downtown. The general concept isContinue reading “Twining Properties gets go-ahead for Echo Bay project planning”
NEW ROCHELLE – An apartment complex that opened on North Avenue this week is being hailed as one of the first transformative pieces in the city’s development overhaul, while downtown and waterfront plans continue to take shape. The Lombardi Apartments, a five-story mixed use building, is three blocks from the city’s Transportation Center. With 48 luxury apartments —Continue reading “New Rochelle downtown, waterfront takes shape”