Category Archives: New Rochelle

Expanding Mobility Options (Gradually)

Here’s an excellent article from Strong Towns, describing strategies for reducing car dependency. The issues raised in the piece are highly relevant to New Rochelle’s planning objectives, touching on everything from parking minimums in our zoning code, to “complete streets” projects on major roads, to innovative open space initiatives like the Linc. The author’s key … Continue reading Expanding Mobility Options (Gradually)

Great Job, Torch Club

Congratulations to the Torch Club of the Remington Boys and Girls Club, which set a great example of kindness and fellowship by hosting a “Soulfood Saturday” community meal this afternoon. The youngsters prepared and served food to all comers, with warm greetings for everyone, including yours truly. Thanks!

“The Huguenot” Breaks Ground

Another ground-breaking yesterday morning, as New Rochelle’s downtown revitalization plans roll forward. “The Huguenot” will feature sixty luxury apartments, seven of them affordable, and ground-floor retail in a six-story structure, close to the western intersection of Huguenot and Main Streets. The project also includes some especially interesting elements, such as a community art gallery, a … Continue reading “The Huguenot” Breaks Ground