Portfolio Category: Current and Recent Projects

THRUWAY PLAZA

New City (Town of Clarkstown), New York Reconstruction and reconfiguration of an existing strip shopping center. The existing center was developed in the early 1960s. It is being replaced with a new commercial campus that will include a convenience store/gas station; fast food restaurants; and a 121-room, five-story hotel. Together with the redevelopment, the sponsors…
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L’Dor Adult Home

New City (Town of Clarkstown), NY A 60-year old adult home wants to expand its footprint and its property to provide different services (assisted living). The Clarkstown Zoning Code does not permit this use in the zoning district in which the home is located. Any expansion would therefore require a use variance to expand a…
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Ateres Bais Yaakov Academy of Rockland

Nanuet, New York Re-use of an existing church and school building by a Jewish religious school. The Town of Clarkstown Building Department denied a building permit to Ateres based on a misreading of the Zoning Code. The Zoning Code appears to require that uses other than one-family homes be located on state or county major…
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Ramah Day Camp in Nyack

Valley Cottage, Town of Clarkstown, NY Ramah, a religious-based day camp, had offered after-camp programs for youth groups and others since 2009. The programs were originally limited to the period April 1 - November 1 because heated buildings were not available. After an essential building received central heat, the camp sought to expand its offerings…
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