West Avenue utility closure

Darien Police Announce Traffic Restrictions on Two Darien Streets

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Darien police have announced parking restrictions on two Darien streets in connection with redevelopment projects — one in downtown Darien and another in Noroton Heights. In Noroton Heights, Edgerton Street “will be closed in both directions between West Avenue and Heights Road from 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.” on Monday, Oct. 11, the announcement said. The closure is related to ongoing construction of the Darien Commons project by Federal Realty Investment Trust.

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Darien Commons Development in Downtown Noroton to Open Stores in Fall 2022, Apartments in Spring

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Federal Realty Investment Trust says Darien Commons, its business/residential development being built in downtown Noroton Heights, will have new retail and restaurant tenants opening doors within 18 months, with some by the fall of 2022. Apartments can be reserved this coming January, and they should be available this coming Spring, the company says. — an announcement from Federal Realty
A recent announcement from Federal Realty included these elements relating to timing that Darienite.com presents here as a single timeline:

—January 2022 — pre-leasing for apartments

—Fall 2022 — new stores begin to open

—”Within the next 18 months” (up to late February 2023) — other stores will open

— In Spring 2022, apartments are expected to be ready for occupancy, a publicist for Federal Realty said. When complete, Darien Commons will feature over 110,000 square feet of retail space and 122 apartments. Apartments for lease will have a range of sizes from studios to two-bedroom homes with secure, underground parking.