Corbin Post Road Redevelopment

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Corbin/Post Road Project Revisions: Measuring How It Shrunk, Reducing the Risk of Technology Changes

Map of new plan from Baywater Corbin dec four seventeen
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On Tuesday night, David Genovese offered the Planning and Zoning Commission more details than he previously made public about why his plans for the Corbin/Post Road downtown redevelopment project have changed. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Genovese’s Own Explanation of Changes to Corbin/Post Project: An Open Letter

Corbin Drive Baywater Corbin proposal Dec four seventeen
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David Genovese, the lead partner in the massive Baywater Corbin project between the Post Road, Corbin Drive and I-95, released this statement explaining why he’s proposing a much changed development after going back to the drawing board: (more…) Continue Reading →

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New Plan for Corbin/Post Project: Less High, Less Deep, Less Large, Yet With Bigger Footprint

Post Road and Corbin Redevelopment Dec five seventeen
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The big downtown redevelopment proposal for Corbin Drive and the Post Road, with its huge underground parking garage, some high buildings and a showcase “Village Green” park in the center of town, is being scrapped by the developer. The new proposal, being presented to the Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday night: Much more above-ground parking — made more discreet behind buildings and along the highway — one building near the highway that’s four stories high, and a winding, green public space that snakes into the project to take the place of the larger “Village Green” idea. The project is smaller, too, with less indoor space, and three commercial property owners on the east side of Corbin Drive have been invited to rebuild on their parcels to extend the redevelopment. (more…) Continue Reading →

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New Corbin/Post Redevelopment Proposal Less High, with 749 Parking Spaces

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Heights for the tallest building in the Corbin/Post Road redevelopment proposal is now lower (at 71 feet), as are the four buildings along the Post Road, but to make up for the lost space, some buildings farther from the Post Road would get extra stories. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Only ‘Retail’ Side of Post Office in Latest Downtown Redevelopment Proposal

Corbin Post Road Corner 6-1-16
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The Corbin Drive/Post Road redevelopment proposal would not include the back-office operations of the present Darien Post Office — just the public, front-end “retail” side of it in a 2,500-square-foot space, the Planning & Zoning Commission was told Tuesday. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Developer’s Hopes for Corbin/Post Road Redevelopment Described to Packed Room

Corbin Post Road Rendering 4-7-16
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Although he didn’t announce any changes in the plans to transform the Corbin Drive/Post Road/I-95 block of commercial buildings, the chief developer of the project gave out more details to a packed Community Room at Darien Library on Wednesday night, and answered a lot of questions from the audience. (more…) Continue Reading →

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