Milestones

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November
November 22, 2022
Z&S Partners David Cooper and Jody Cross have secured another favorable decision in the second of two lawsuits filed on behalf of the Hampshire County Club against the Village of Mamaroneck Planning Board concerning a proposal to develop 105 homes and a 9-hole golf course on the Club’s property. In June 2020, Hampshire filed an...
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November
November 2, 2022
On October 26, 2022, the Appellate Division, Second Department issued a decision in Jaffe v. French-American School of New York, Inc. (Index No. 51577/2018), affirming Zarin & Steinmetz’s argument on behalf of the French-American School of New York (“FASNY”) that a nearly one-hundred year old restrictive covenant purporting to prohibit “institutions” did not prohibit the...
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November
November 2, 2022
Z&S secured approvals from the Village of New Hempstead Board of Trustees in connection with a proposed Seasons Express convenience store, a 100% kosher convenience store and an affiliate to the national Seasons grocery store chain. In October 2022, the Village Board of Trustees granted Seasons Express’s application for a special use permit to allow...
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November
November 2, 2022
On October 25, 2022, Kory Salomone secured amended site plan and consolidation subdivision approvals from the Village of Croton-on-Hudson Planning Board for a three-story 33,400 s.f., 29-unit multi-family building on the property located at 1380 Albany Post Road.   Kory has served as the project team’s attorney for the last two years.  These approvals are...
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October
October 21, 2022
Z&S and a design team consisting of Beta Engineering and Fisher Associates, secured approvals from the Town of Stony Point Zoning Board of Appeals in connection with a proposal to expand the existing Lovett Electrical Substation located in Tomkins Cove . The expansion consists of a new gas insulated substation on the property located at...
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October
October 5, 2022
Z&S and a design team consisting of JMC, Inc. and GF55 Architects, secured approvals from the Village of Port Chester Planning Commission in connection with a proposal to redevelop a former church property on Willet Avenue with a 6-story, 71-unit residential building. The new transit-oriented development will incorporate the bell tower and façade of the...
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September
September 30, 2022
In the latest milestone of the Pelham House public/private partnership with the Village of Pelham, the Village Board adopted a Negative Declaration and approved the developer’s request to rezone 3 parcels along Fifth Avenue to the Business District Floating Zone (BDFZ). The rezoned parcels currently contain a dilapidated parking structure and aging fire house, both...
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September
September 30, 2022
Michael Zarin and Kate Roberts recently secured SEQRA Approval and a Zoning Text Amendment from the Town of Harrison in connection with the Webb Avenue Multi-Family Residential Project. After a nearly three-year SEQRA and Zoning process, including the preparation of a full Environmental Impact Statement, Z&S, working in close collaboration with JMC and the Development...
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August
August 16, 2022
David Cooper and Brian Sinsabaugh recently secured Amended Site Plan approval from the Town of Fishkill Planning Board in connection with the final phase of Toll Brother’s Van Wyck Mews community in the Town of Fishkill. Toll is proposing to build 103 townhouses in lieu of six previously approved buildings containing condominium flats. The amended...
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August
August 11, 2022
On August 3, 2022, Partners David Steinmetz and David Cooper secured final subdivision plat approval from the Town of Greenburgh Planning Board on behalf of Brightview Senior Living. Brightview, a national provider of senior living communities based in Baltimore with several communities operating or planned in Westchester, is the contract-vendee to purchase an 8-acre portion...

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