The transformation of White Plains’s former Westchester Financial Center into City Square will be a grand one. The vision for the new mixed-use project by Ginsburg Development Companies includes renovation of Class A office space at 50 Main Street, an addition of 19,540 square feet of restaurant and retail space along Main Street and Martine Avenue, and converting the office building at 1 Martine Avenue into 188 rental units.
Westchester’s Industrial Development Agency has unanimously approved the construction of two mixed-use apartment complexes in White Plains, New York, dubbed The Collection.
The White Plains Common Council has approved the six-story, 77-unit residential building proposed at 1 Dekalb Avenue, located on the corner of Maple Avenue in downtown White Plains. The project’s apartments will be rentals, of which 22 percent, or 17 units, will rent at below-market rates to families making 80 percent of the Area Median Income, the Journal News reported. There will also be a 10,000-square-foot public green space and a two-story, 103-car underground parking garage.
Within the past few weeks, Long Island-based American Equity Partners filed applications and began the approval process to convert the 12-story, 350,000-square-foot office building at 440 Hamilton Avenue, located on the corner of North Broadway in downtown White Plains, into 245 residential units. A rendering of the project has also been revealed by the Westchester County Business Journal.
Phoenix, Arizona-based Alliance Residential Company is proposing a 16-story, 434-unit mixed-use project at 170 East Post Road, located on the corner of Mamaroneck Avenue in downtown White Plains. The latest plans call for roughly 7,500 square feet of ground-floor commercial-retail space, an outdoor café, and a small pedestrian plaza at the street corner, The Journal News reported. The residential units will be rental apartments. There will also be a six-story parking garage to be located centrally on the block with an entrance on Mitchell Place. The project requires site plan approval. Two low-rise commercial buildings must first be demolished.