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Residential Crompond Road Development Concepts Multiply in Yorktown

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A concept plan for the redevelopment of the Roma Building site Credits: Rendering: MIchael Piccirillo Architecture
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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - A proposal to demolish the Roma Building and replace it with an even larger structure has complicated matters for the Town Board, which was already reviewing a sizable residential development several hundred feet up the road.

At the Jan. 23 meeting, owners of the Roma Building, at Crompond Road (Route 202) and Saw Mill River Road (Route 35), presented  plans for a mixed-use development with 42 apartments and accommodations for seven or eight commercial tenants. To make the four-story building happen, the board would need to rezone the property and approve several variances, possibly for height and parking restrictions.

About a quarter-mile up the road, a residential development has been proposed for 2.6 acres at Hamblyn Street and Crompond Road. Early iterations of the project, which has been in development for almost a year, included two buildings with 36 apartments. Last week, the applicants showed alternative plans, including one with 10 multifamily town houses (20 units). These plans would also require a change in zone approved by the Town Board.

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