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BEACON’S COMPREHENSIVE PLAN ADOPTED

City of Beacon Comprehensive Plan Update and Zoning Changes | April 3, 2017

BFJ recently completed an update to the City of Beacon’s Comprehensive Plan, which included a special focus on the Hudson River waterfront and train station area. The Plan’s approach to this key area was to preserve Beacon’s waterfront, leverage the train station for future development opportunities, and better connect the...

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Village of Nyack Receives Award from the New York Planning Federation

Plan Nyack: Blueprint for the Future | March 27, 2017

The Village of Nyack is the recipient of the NY Planning Federation’s Award for planning for Plan Nyack: Blueprint for the Future, the Village’s 2016 update of its Comprehensive Plan. This award is a recognition of the Village’s Comprehensive Plan as a...

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MELVILLE EMPLOYMENT CENTER TRANSFORMATION COMPLETED

Melville land-use and transportation study | June 24, 2016

BFJ Planning recently completed a land-use and transportation study for Huntington, New York’s Melville area, the key corporate center of Long Island. The Melville Employment Center (MEC) Plan, completed with Parsons Brinckerhoff and BFJ affiliate Urbanomics, calls for new zoning...

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GREENWICH NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN FOCUSES MORE ON PARKS, PARKING AND SAFETY MATTERS

Community Workshops | June 14, 2016

BFJ Planning hosted the fourth of a series of community workshops on June 14 in Greenwich, Connecticut as part of its work on the Glenville-Pemberwick Neighborhood Plan. The project, which covers two neighborhoods along the Byram River in...

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GREENWICH RESIDENTS VOICE OUT THEIR CONCERNS ON THE R6 ZONE STUDY

Public Workshop | May 20, 2016

BFJ Planning is conducting a study on Greenwich’s R-6 zoning district, the Town’s smallest-lot residential zone. Over the years, the zoning district has faced challenges balancing the...

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RIDGEWOOD PUBLIC HEARING ADDRESSES MULTIFAMILY CONCERNS

| March 14, 2016

BFJ Planning was part of a multidisciplinary consultant team examining the potential impacts of a series of proposed zoning changes in downtown Ridgewood, New Jersey. The zoning ordinances, which would allow...

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Nyack Residents Provide Their Input on Proposed Zoning Text Amendments

NYACK TZ VISTA WORKSHOP | February 10, 2016

On Tuesday, January 26th, the mayor and trustees opened the floor to Nyack residents to bring to light any concerns they had regarding proposed WF District text amendments.  The changes would include, by special permit, increased height limits to a maximum of 52 feet.  Village Planner Bob Galvin and BFJ Planning gave the...

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Zoning Study for FRIENDS of the Upper East Side

| August 5, 2015

BFJ Planning was retained by FRIENDS of the Upper East Side to study the zoning and planning issues facing the neighborhood and to recommend ways to preserve the character of the Upper East Side. FRIENDS recent post "Fighting Super Tall Towers with FRIENDS" describes the community's concerns. 

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BFJ Planning Presents at Public Workshop on the New Rochelle Comprehensive Plan

| August 5, 2015

On July 8, 2015, BFJ Planning presented at a public workshop focused on the impact of the New Rochelle Comprehensive Plan update (EnvisioNR)on the City’s downtown redevelopment plans. Also presenting at this meeting were New Rochelle Development Commissioner Luiz Aragon and Sean McLean of RDRXR. This public workshop was the third...

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Peekskill Local Waterfront Revitalization Program Featured on News 12

Planning | June 10, 2015

BFJ Planning is providing services for the Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) Update and Blue Plan for the City of Peekskill.

News 12 Westchester recently covered LWRP’s first public meeting, which was held on March 31st, 2015 at the Field Library.  It was an opportunity to allow the local citizens to...

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