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
| Brightview Assisted Living: 162 New Canaan Ave - New 90 unit congregate housing facility at site of former Quartette Club. Construction complete..
| 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. Currently under construction.
| Chestnut Hill Road: 329-335 Chestnut Hill Road – 9 unit conservation development approved in 2012. Under construction.
| 1 Glover Avenue: Merritt River Partners – Glover Ave site adjacent to Merritt Parkway - New 132 unit Commercial PRD approved in 2014. Construction complete.
| 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|
|Burger King: 380 Main Avenue – New restaurant use at existing shopping center; Construction complete..|
|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. No permits issued for construction.|
|V. Penna: 284 New Canaan Ave: Public utility contractor storage yard. Application pending; December public hearing|
|Merritt 7 Train Station: Plan to upgrade station on Danbury Line RR under design by ConnDOT|
| 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. Currently under construction.
|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.|
|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; 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; 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.
| AMEC Carting: 1 Crescent St – Modification to existing transfer station to add tonnage, open to public & other changes. Permits issued for construction of site improvements
| 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, 13 story 152 room hotel and 3,051 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 to begin in 2017.
| 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