Major Active Development Projects in 2018
Former Silvermine Tavern rehabilitated as the Inn at Gray Barns.
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. Construction underway; nearing completion.|
|Silvermine Homes: 241 & 249 Silvermine Avenue – 4 lot subdivision approved in 2011. Construction completed.|
|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. Extension of time granted until April 2019.|
|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. Buildings A and B under construction.|
|The Village: Main Norwalk LLC - 272-280 Main Ave - New 100,000 sf retail development - Approved April 2017; an appeal was taken and dismissed May 2018|
|V. Penna: 284 New Canaan Ave: Public utility contractor storage yard. Construction underway.|
|ServPro: 173 Main Street – Indoor contractor parking facility within existing building (formally Brandman’s Paint) – Approved November 2017.|
|Innovation Center: 15 Oakwood Ave - Proposed zoned change and new 24,000 sf office and R&D with 3 units - Approved April 2018; no permits issued for construction.|
|Yew Street Partners: Brierwood Road - 5 unit conservation development - Approved April 2018|
|Merritt 7 Train Station: Plan to upgrade station on Danbury Line RR under design by ConnDOT. Scheduled to start construction in 2018|
|Bright Beginnings: 517 Westport Ave Proposed child day care center - Approved April 2018; no permits issued for construction|
| 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. Construction complete.|
|Bridges by Epoch/RAP II, LLC: 123 Richards Ave – 72 unit congregate housing/assisted living – Construction complete.|
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 2019; 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 2019; 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, CZC issued to occupy several floors, currently under construction on rehab/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 South: 6 Smith St - New mixed use development with 5,000 sf office and 60 residential units. Under construction..|
|75 East Avenue: Convert funeral home to 4 unit multifamily. Zoning permit issued, currently under construction.|
|1 Jennings Place: King Industries - 15,000 sf building for Maritime Rowing Club - Approved January 2017. No permits issued for construction|
|East Norwalk RR Station TOD: 230 East Avenue/3 & 10 Rowan Street – 5-6 story, 276,408 sf mixed use development with 189 dwelling units(215,025 sq ft), 39,492 square feet office, 4,260 sq ft gross (2,130 sq ft active) restaurant, 5,550 sq ft gross (4,163 sq ft active) retail and 15,939 sf Pooch Hotel (existing) in 4 separate buildings. Approved effective April 13, 2018; no permits issued for construction.|
|198-200 East Avenue: 14 unit multifamily development. Approved September 2017; currently under construction.|
|Third Taxing District: 16 Rowan Street – 2 story storage building. Approved October 2017; no permits issued for construction .
|The SoNo Collection: 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.|
|Maritime Aquarium: 10 North Water St – Construction underway on new addition and major interior renovations to existing Aquarium building. Currently under construction|
| 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.
|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 – 19 Day St/Raymond St – New 5 story, 57 unit multifamily development with 6,000 sf office (existing bldg) in TOD area. New construction complete; Bldg A rehab and distillery tenant fit-up underway..|
|11-13 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.
|Side by Side School: 85 South Main St - 2 story addition to Side by Side Charter School. Currently under construction
|Odd Properties: 89 Day Street – Contractor’s storage yard – Construction completed|
|Seaman Construction: 149 Woodward Ave - Contractor's storage yard. Construction completed.|
|F & G Construction: 46 Meadow Street - 20,000 sf contractor’s storage yard – Construction completed.|
|One Bates Court/Metropolitan Realty Associates: 1 Bates Court - 40 residential units – Approved December 2016; Extension of time granted to December 2018; no permits issued for construction.|
|Meadow Street Partners: 6 and 30 Meadow Street – Empty container contractor’s storage yard – Application approved June 2017; 6 month extension of time granted to November 2018; no permits issued for construction|
|Web Construction: 34 Meadow Street – Proposed contractor’s storage yard. Approved August 2017; permits issued for Foundation only.|
|Harbourside SoNo: 121-123 Water/Raymond St – New 6 story development with 80 residential units, 4,340 sf retail and 1,590 sf office in Transit Oriented Development (TOD) area: Approved January 2018; no permits issued for construction.|
|SoNo Station Design District TOD regulations: New regulations for expanded SoNo Station Design District (SSDD) zone Approved effective April 13, 2018.|