On May 23, 2017, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development (ODMHED), as lead agency for the CEQR environmental review, issued an Environmental Assessment Statement (EAS) and a Positive Declaration for the project indicating that there was the potential for adverse environmental impacts due to the project and directed that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) be prepared. At the same time, a Draft Scope of Work for a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) was issued for public comment. A public scoping meeting was held on June 26, 2017 and the comment period remained open until July 10, 2017. On October 20, 2017, ODMHED issued the Final Scope of Work for the preparation of the DEIS.
The Notice of Completion for the DEIS was issued on October 20, 2017, which marked the beginning of the public comment period on this document. A public hearing will be held on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at 10:00 A.M., in Spector Hall, at 22 Reade Street, Manhattan. Written comments will be accepted until 5:00 P.M., Tuesday, January 16, 2018.
On June 9, 2017, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development issued the Notice of Completion for the Final Environmental Impact Statement, marking the completion of the project’s CEQR environmental review.
The Notice of Completion for the DGEIS was issued on March 16, 2017, which marked the beginning of the public comment period on this document. A public hearing on this DGEIS will be held at a date to be announced. Advance notice will be advertised stating the time and place of the hearing. Written comments on the DGEIS are requested and will be received and considered by the lead agency until the 10th calendar day following the close of the public hearing.
The Kingsbridge Armory National Ice Center (KNIC) project is the proposed redevelopment of the Kingsbridge Armory building (the “Armory”) with approximately 795,000 square feet of new uses, including approximately 457 parking spaces. The proposed project would be located in the Kingsbridge Heights neighborhood of the Bronx on Block 3247, Lot 10 and a portion of Lot 2. The project site occupies most of the block bounded by West 195th Street, Reservoir Avenue, West Kingsbridge Road, and Jerome Avenue. The site is largely occupied by the Armory building that is substantially vacant, apart from the storage of graffiti removal trucks by the Mayor’s Office’s “Graffiti Free NYC” program. In addition to the Armory building, the project site includes small landscaped areas east, south, and west of the Armory building. The Armory is a New York City Landmark (NYCL) and is listed on the New York State and National Registers of Historic Places (S/NR).
On October 1, 2009, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development issued the Notice of Completion for the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for The Shops at the Armory project. The FEIS incorporates, as appropriate, changes made to the DEIS and responses to comments received during the public comment period that ended September 21, 2009 following a public hearing on the DEIS held on September 9, 2009 in conjunction with the public hearing on the ULURP applications for this project. The Notice of Completion and the FEIS, along with the other environmental review documents for this project, are available below in PDF format. On May 14, 2009, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development issued the Notice of Completion for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for The Shops at the Armory project. The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, as lead agency, issued a Positive Declaration for The Shops at the Armory project at the Kingsbridge Armory in the Kingsbridge Heights section of the Bronx on September 2, 2008. A Public Scoping meeting was held on Thursday, October 2, 2008 and the public comment period remained open until 5:00 PM on Friday, October 17, 2008. On May 11, 2009, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development issued the Final Scope of Work for the Draft Environmental
The Gateway Center at Bronx Terminal Market is a proposed redevelopment of a portion of the current Bronx Terminal Market site along with the Bronx House of Detention with a series of retail establishments a multi level parking garage and at grade parking a hotel and a public park and waterfront esplanade (the Proposed Project). The Proposed Project would be located in the West Haven neighborhood of the Bronx on Block 2356, Lot 20; Block 2357, Lots 1 and 86; and Block 2539, Lots 2 (part) 32, and 60 (part) - an approximately 26 acre parcel that is bordered by Metro North Rail Road tracks to the north, River Avenue to the east, 149th Street to the south, and the Harlem River to the west (see Figure 1). The Major Deegan Expressway and Exterior Street a/k/a Major Deegan Boulevard (the street under the Expressway) bisect the project site. The parcels east of the Expressway would be merged with portions of150th and 151st Streets and Cromwell Avenue to form the eastern section of the project site. The Proposed Project would involve the closing of the Bronx Terminal Market and the Bronx House of Detention.