Zoning proposal for Stamford train station set for public hearing on Monday

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After being postponed on Oct. 27 because of a legal objection, a proposal to create a special zoning requirement for development around the city’s train station is set to have a public hearing Monday. The proposed zoning amendment, which was authored by the Zoning Board, is an attempt to exert influence on the redevelopment of […] [Read More]

Stamford Zoning Board approves changes to High Ridge project

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Update 3:09: Nagi Osta just emailed me the following statement: “We have been a part of the Stamford community for many years. We will continue to  work  to enhance and keep the neighborhood safe.” Despite protests from residents, a developer’s proposal to change plans to a nearly completed housing development and day care on High […] [Read More]

In response to protests, High Ridge developer changes plan

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Nagi Osta, a businessman who has built a housing and day care complex on High Ridge Road next to his jewelry store, on Thursday withdrew a request to insert a driveway on Bradley Place. In an email addressed to The Advocate as well as David Killeen, an associate planner in the city’s land use bureau, […] [Read More]
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Harbor Point developer proposes new boatyard plan

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Harbor Point developer Building and Land Technology has filed zoning applications to build a new boatyard as well as a housing development in Waterside at 28 Southfield Ave. The proposal, which was presented to The Advocate by BLT officials on Monday, comes about a year after the developer withdrew an application to construct a boatyard […] [Read More]

Mayor makes appointments to Stamford historic preservation commission

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Mayor David Martin announced this morning that he has picked eight people to the Historic Preservation Advisory Commission. Last year, Stamford voters elected to form the group as part of a Charter revision initiative. It has met monthly since April, advising the city’s Zoning Board on developments that affect historic structures and neighborhoods and working […] [Read More]

Project proposed for Cytec property, more housing slated for downtown

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Zoning wrap-up for Monday: Another piece of Cytec is up for redevelopment Another large parcel belonging to Cytec, a chemical technology firm on the city’s West Side that has subdivided its property for redevelopment, is being targeted for an industrial building with flex retail uses. A group known as West Side Development Partners has submitted […] [Read More]
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Stamford Zoning Board votes down medical facility

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The city’s Zoning Board has voted against a proposed surgery center/out patient facility at High Ridge Park, a corporate office park on Turn of River Road, near Exit 35 on the Merritt Parkway. The complex’s owner George Comfort & Sons had submitted an application to amend the zoning for the district to permit a medical […] [Read More]
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Stamford development/zoning roundup

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Update 2:46 pm: Just learned from a city planner that the Zoning Board will not get to the public hearing for Charter Oak’s project on Stillwater Ave. It is now slated for next Monday. Happy Monday, folks! Tonight’s Zoning Board agenda looks pretty packed with two new projects set to be presented in public hearings. […] [Read More]
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Downtown set to get self-storage facility

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The city’s Zoning Board on Monday approved a plan to create a self-storage facility in the downtown, suggesting an emerging demand by apartment dwellers. The owners of 1351 Washington Blvd., an office building, have asked to allocate a 3,224 square feet basement space for storage lockers. According to the city’s land use bureau, the lockers […] [Read More]
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South End group fetes 20th year and neighborhood transformation

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The South End Neighborhood Revitalization Zone, the group that has played a critical role in the redevelopment of the South End, will celebrate its 20th anniversary this Thursday. The event, which is being hosted by developer Building and Land Technology, is set to take place at 7 pm at 2200 Atlantic St. The South End […] [Read More]