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Railroad Avenue Overlay District

Riverhead approves master developer for Railroad Avenue area redevelopment

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The town board on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept the recommendation of a committee it appointed last year to name RXR/Georgica Green Ventures as master developer for the transit-oriented redevelopment, which includes a town-owned, two-acre municipal parking lot located between the State Supreme Court building on Court Street and the railroad station.

Master developer to be selected for Railroad Avenue project also has new 5-story building plan pending for West Main Street site

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Georgica Green Ventures, which is about to be named one of the master developers for Riverhead’s transit-oriented development, already has another mixed-use apartment building planned within the Railroad Avenue Overlay District. The five-story building proposed for 426-442 W. Main St., at the corner of Sweezy Avenue, will have 145 market-rate rental units, a 200-seat restaurant and a retail store.

Riverhead taps master developer for Railroad Avenue area redevelopment

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Riverhead officials have chosen a master developer for transit-oriented development whose plan aims to transform the long-blighted train station area into a pedestrian-friendly center with shops and apartments.

Library, school district and residents voice objections to proposed apartment building on Osborn Avenue

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A proposed five-story, 37-unit apartment building on Osborn Avenue and Court Street drew criticism from Riverhead Free Library, Riverhead Central School District and others at a town board public hearing Tuesday.

Developer of five-story apartment building at Osborn & Court seeks IDA tax breaks, hearing set for Monday

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The developer proposing a five-story mixed-use building on the corner of Osborn Avenue and Court Street is asking the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency for a 10-year real property tax abatement, as well as mortgage tax and sales/use tax exemptions in connection with its $19.6 million project.

Hearing set on site plan for five-story building next to library, historical museum

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A public hearing on the site plan application for a five-story, 50-foot-tall mixed-use building on the corner of Osborn Avenue and Court Street will take place on Dec. 7 at 2:05 p.m.

First project proposed for new Railroad Avenue district gets green light from town board

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The proposed five-story, mixed-use building on the corner of Osborn Avenue and Court Street does not require additional environmental review because it will not have significant adverse impacts, the town board determined last night. The plan can now move forward in the approval process.

Former supervisor writes ‘revisionist history’

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In the former supervisor's opinion piece she asserts that "hindsight" is not the way to plan for the growth and future of...

Variances sought for proposed five-story building near railroad station draw opposition at public hearing

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Nine zoning variances sought by a Huntington developer for a proposed five-story building on the corner of Osborn Avenue and Court Street drew opposition from Riverhead Free Library, Suffolk County Historical Society and several residents during a public hearing before the Riverhead Zoning Board of Appeals Thursday night.

Five-story building on Osborn Avenue moves forward

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A five-story mixed use building with 39 apartments proposed for Osborn Avenue and Court Street does not require further environmental review, as...
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