Major Active Development Projects in 2017
New outpatient addition at Norwalk Hospital
The following is a brief update on the numerous projects recently approved
or currently underway throughout the city.
MAIN AVENUE NORTH, CRANBURY & SILVERMINE
|Silvermine Tavern: 192, 193. 194 Perry Ave/1 River Rd: Silvermine Tavern Village District construct new barn, add 4 new units cluster housing, rehabilitate Silvermine Tavern buildings, convert mill buildings to single family residence with guest house, reconfigure existing parking lot and add valet parking. Construction complete on cluster homes, Mill House, inn and tavern; construction underway on country store.|
|Chestnut Hill Road: 329-335 Chestnut Hill Road – 9 unit conservation development approved in 2012. Under construction.|
|Silvermine Homes: 241 & 249 Silvermine Avenue – 4 lot subdivision approved in 2011. Construction underway.|
|St. George Greek Church: Bayne Street - 21,000 sf community center approved in 2007. Construction underway.|
|White Barn Theater: Special Properties III, LLC – 78 Cranbury Road/440 Newtown Ave – 15 unit conservation development – Approved; no permits issued for construction|
|Black Gold Enterprises: 479 Main Avenue – Replacement gas station. Construction underway..|
|Grist Mill Village: 150-174 Glover Ave – 710 unit Commercial Planned Residential development (3 separate sites) – Approved January 2016; appeal of decision settled March 2016. Building A under construction.|
|The Village: Main Norwalk LLC - 272-280 Main Ave - New 100,000 sf retail development - Approved April 2017; under appeal|
|V. Penna: 284 New Canaan Ave: Public utility contractor storage yard. Approved January 2017|
|ServPro: 173 Main Street – Indoor contractor parking facility within existing building (formally Brandman’s Paint) – Pending application; public hearing scheduled for October 2017|
|Cumberland Farms: 125-131 Main St/2-4 West Main St – Proposed new gas station with 6 pump islands & 4,794 sf retail store Pending application; public hearing scheduled for October 2017|
|Merritt 7 Train Station: Plan to upgrade station on Danbury Line RR under design by ConnDOT. Scheduled to start construction in 2018|
| 8 & 11 Willard Road: Swim Seventy LLC – Aquatic facility in existing bldg with 116 space parking lot across street. Aquatic center construction complete; parking lot under construction.
CONNECTICUT AVE & WEST NORWALK
|587 Connecticut Ave: New mixed use development with 98,576 sq ft self storage facility and 4 story 50 unit multifamily building approved in November 2014. Construction complete.|
|Chick-Fil-A: 467 Connecticut Ave/Rampart Road – New restaurant and 10,000 sf retail store. Currently under construction.|
|71-75 Connecticut Ave: New 22,400 sq ft medical office building – Approved by Commission August 2015; no permits issued for construction.|
|Bridges by Epoch/RAP II, LLC: 123 Richards Ave – 72 unit congregate housing/assisted living – Currently under construction.|
|104 Connecticut Ave: Replacement gas station & mini mart at existing gas station – Currently under construction|
NORWALK CENTER & EAST AVENUE
|Highpointe West: 74-88 Main St; 6-8 North Av; 37-45 High St: 285,458 sf mixed use development w ith 212 dwelling units and 14,250 sf retail – Approved by Commission February 2016; extension of time granted to Feb 2018; no permits issued for construction.|
|Highpointe East: 42-48 High Street: 91,174 sf mixed use development with 66 dwelling units and 4,320 sf retail – Approved by Commission February 2016; extension of time granted to Feb 2018; no permits issued for construction.|
| Norwalk Inn & Conference Center: 93 & 99 East Avenue – Third floor 37 room addition to existing hotel and historic rehabilitation/conversion of former rooming house to 11 hotel rooms with kitchens; modified plans to add new 3 story addition with indoor pool/fitness club at rear. Rehab of 93 East Av complete; Currently under construction on rear addition and elevator for third story.
|Waypointe: 515 West Ave/Orchard St/Merwin Sts – New mixed use developments for Midblock & North block approved in 2011. Construction underway on West Block; CZC issued for Midblock, North Block and East Block; individual tenant permits for retail and restaurant uses issued on an ongoing basis|
| Norwalk Hospital: 34 Maple Street - New 96,700 sq ft outpatient & private physician addition with relocated helicopter landing site. Addition exterior complete, currently under construction on interior renovations.
|Wall Street Place (POKO): Wall & Isaacs Sts: Mixed use development at former Isaacs St municipal parking lot. Phase I plans for 101 multifamily residential units, 16,800 sf of retail & restaurant space; approved in 2008. Project will include first fully automated 213 sp parking garage and 100 sp of public parking. Currently under construction.|
|Head of Harbor: (DiScala) East Wall/High Street - New mixed use development with 5,000 sf office space and 60 residential units. Currently under construction.|
|11 Belden Ave/Mott Ave: 69 unit multifamily development – Approved April 2016; under appeal.|
|17 Park Street: Convert veterinary office to childcare center. Zoning permit issued, site work underway.|
|94 East Avenue: Add 5 residential units to existing office. Approved March 2016|
| Oysterbend Marina: Platt St/South Smith Street – 36 unit residential development with marina approved in 1990's. 18 units built; still working on environmental issues.
| The SoNo Collection/District 95/7: 63 West Ave/1 Putnam Ave/Pine Street Ext - 8 story, 1,096,987 sf mixed use retail shopping center development adjacent to I-95 with 676,550 sf retail, 58,196 sf restaurant/cafe, 3,033 space parking garage (2 parcels). LDA approved by Common Council and Redevelopment Agency October 2015. Approved by Zoning Commission June 2016; as modified Nov 2016. Zoning permits issued; construction underway.
| 99 Washington St: TR SoNo Partners –5 story, 66 unit multifamily development with restaurant & office in adjacent historic building and 154 space valet, tandem, compact & stacked parking garage. Construction complete.
|United Parcel Service: 254 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr – 187 space off-site parking lot – Construction complete.|
|Washington Village/13-20 Day St: Trinity Financial & Norwalk Housing Authority - New 273 unit multifamily development in a Transit Oriented Development area (3 separate parcels). Zoning permits issued for 13 and 20 Day Street sites; Extension of time approved until February 2017 for Washington Village site. Currently under construction on 13 & 20 Day St.|
|Maritime Village: 19 Day St/Raymond St – New 5 story, 76 unit multifamily development with 6,000 sf office (existing building) in a TOD area – Approved October 2014; revised to reduce to one lot and 57 units July 2016; Currently under construction|
|11 Chestnut St: New mixed use development at former LeRoy Shirt Factory with 17 units and 11,000 sf office space in restored factory building. Currently under construction.|
| SoNo Hotel: 43-47 South Main St – 8 story 102 room extended stay hotel and 106 sp indoor valet parking approved in 2009; modified in April 2016. Council approved modifications to Urban Renewal Plan. Modified to reduce # of rooms and provide additional onsite parking Approved April 2016. Currently under construction.
| 140 Water Street: Expansion of office space approved by Commission. No permits issued for construction
| 25-29 Bouton Street: New 12 unit multifamily development approved in 2009. No permits issued for construction; extension of time granted.
| South Norwalk Electric: Bates Ct - Replacement power plant for South Norwalk Electric Works approved in 2004; Siting Council granted Petition #663 extension of time. No permits issued for construction.
| Skyzone Trampoline Park: 360 Dr. MLK Jr. Dr. – 39,000 sq ft commercial recreation facility in an existing building – Construction complete
|Odd Properties: 89 Day Street – Contractor’s storage yard – Approved May 2016; no permits issued for construction|
|F & G Construction: 46 Meadow Street - 20,000 sf contractor’s storage yard – Application pending|
|Seaman: 149 Woodward Avenue – Contractor’s storage yard – Application pending|
| Rowayton Community Center: 33 Highland Ave– Plans for driveway, circulation & parking improvements approved awaiting storm sewer connection approval & ConnDOT permit