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.
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”