Stories tagged mall

Showing 2/9/2016 to 8/17/2015

Charter Revision Commission public hearing set for Wednesday

NORWALK, Conn. – A public hearing on charter revision is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb.10, in the Community... (Read more)

2 / 9 / 2016


Norwalk Council gives thumbs up to latest ‘SoNo Collection’ plans

NORWALK, Conn. — Reviews were positive Thursday evening as changes, or “improvements,” to the plans for The SoNo Collection... (Read more)

2 / 5 / 2016


GGP’s latest plan for The SoNo Collection includes rooftop plaza

NORWALK, Conn. – Tweaks to the plan for The SoNo Collection range from the major – the idea for... (Read more)

1 / 18 / 2016


Opinion: NancyOnNorwalk ‘Mall Tour’ shows newer is better

NORWALK, Conn. – Artistic touches dot one of General Growth Properties’ newest malls, a highlight of the NancyOnNorwalk 2015... (Read more)

12 / 29 / 2015


GGP’s SoNo mall application includes traffic light proposals, street alterations

NORWALK, Conn. – An additional traffic light is proposed for West Avenue as part of The SoNo Collection. There’s... (Read more)

12 / 24 / 2015


Nordstrom, luxury retailers not immune from ‘bloodbath’

Letter to the Editor: Posted today online  is an article titled “Nordstrom Isn’t Immune From Retail’s Bloodbath.” It opens... (Read more)

11 / 13 / 2015


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Norwalk Redevelopment greenlights The SoNo Collection

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling had three words Thursday about the mall: “It’s a go.” The Redevelopment... (Read more)

10 / 30 / 2015


Norwalk Council tweaks ‘deal killer,’ sends mall project to Redevelopment for next approval

Updated, 3:38 p.m., video of Mellodye Ragin added NORWALK, Conn. — It’s a turning point for Norwalk, Mayor Harry... (Read more)

10 / 28 / 2015


SoNo Collection looks for green light at Tuesday’s Norwalk Council meeting

NORWALK, Conn. — General Growth Properties appears set to get the parameters it is seeking to build a mall... (Read more)

10 / 24 / 2015


Opinion: Workable compromises exist for GGP’s proposed mall

Gordon Tully of Norwalk is owner of  Tully Architectural Consulting LLC NORWALK, Conn. – Attached are four drawings showing... (Read more)

10 / 17 / 2015


Norwalk plays ‘chicken’ with GGP’s mall proposal

Updated, 1:25 p.m., comment from Mayor Harry Rilling. NORWALK, Conn. – The controversy continued for The SoNo Collection on... (Read more)

10 / 16 / 2015


Council approves mall outline; developer says no go

Updated, 1:11 p.m., PDF of Tully’s light shaft idea added; 2:18 a.m, final story; video at end NORWALK, Conn.... (Read more)

10 / 14 / 2015


Mall developer seeks to ‘clarify’ position as Council readies make-or-break vote

NORWALK, Conn. – The Common Council meets at 7:30 tonight (Tuesday, Oct. 13) to discuss and, potentially, vote on... (Read more)

10 / 13 / 2015


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Threat to pull plug on mall project is predictable

John Levin is Chapman Hyperlocal Media (d/b/a NancyOnNorwalk.com) chairman of the board; his opinions are his own and do... (Read more)

10 / 11 / 2015


GGP enlists support for The SoNo Collection

NORWALK, Conn. – Upbeat feelings about a possible mall in SoNo were stoked Wednesday by developers looking for support... (Read more)

10 / 8 / 2015


Norwalk Council committee OKs mall LDA change, on to full Council

NORWALK, Conn. – Things are moving forward again for the would-be developers of The SoNo Collection. Monday night, despite... (Read more)

10 / 6 / 2015


‘Loss’ of affordable housing decried as Norwalk mall plan pushes ahead

NORWALK, Conn. – The cry from some quarters to get mall developer General Growth Properties (GGP) to contribute money... (Read more)

10 / 6 / 2015


Predictions and planning

To the Editor: With a gigantic indoor shopping mall expected to be approved shortly by the Common Council, we... (Read more)

10 / 5 / 2015


Norwalk Council rejects GGP’s outdoor plaza for mall

NORWALK, Conn. – If there is a plaza on the northern corner of The SoNo Collection, it will not... (Read more)

10 / 3 / 2015


Norwalk Council mall debate coming to a head Monday

Updated, 12:14 a.m., Saturday, with a rewrite to reflect the fact that the Council will vote Monday NORWALK, Conn.... (Read more)

10 / 3 / 2015


Chimento poo-poos concerns about sewage from The SoNo Collection

NORWALK, Conn. – Sewage should be on the lips of every Norwalk zoning commissioner, Diane Lauricella said recently. Lauricella’s... (Read more)

10 / 1 / 2015


Norwalk weighs in on proposed SoNo Collection

NORWALK, Conn. — Time to reverse that old Norwalk paradigm, according to Patsy Brescia. “I like to think that... (Read more)

9 / 18 / 2015


Opinion: Don’t let Norwalk be GGP’s patsy

Corrected introduction: Norwalk resident John Levin made this statement at the recent public hearing about the proposed mall. Mr.... (Read more)

9 / 17 / 2015


Mall developer agrees to 21/25 of Norwalk Redevelopment Agency’s terms

NORWALK, Conn. — The SoNo Collection is 84 percent of the way there. It’s up to Norwalk Common Council... (Read more)

9 / 16 / 2015


Sheehan: ‘Challenges’ remain in developing SoNo mall design

NORWALK, Conn. – Concerns remain for the Norwalk Redevelopment Agency even if director Tim Sheehan says it is bullish... (Read more)

9 / 4 / 2015


Norwalk political notes: Mall, Latino candidates, Fire Chief McCarthy – in Fairfield

NORWALK, Conn. – Thoughts on Latino candidates and an outreach program for The SoNo Collection top our political notes... (Read more)

9 / 1 / 2015


What mall? Developer’s free food a hit in SoNo, but many remain unaware of mall plan

NORWALK, Conn. – Opinions about a possible mall in SoNo varied at a community outreach event, from ‘that would... (Read more)

8 / 21 / 2015


GGP needs to contribute to affordable housing

To the Editor: At the Planning Committee hearing on Monday, Norwalk Fair Housing Officer Margaret Suib proposed that GGP... (Read more)

8 / 19 / 2015


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Norwalkers debate mall’s upsides and downsides as committee moves forward

Updated, 2 p.m., GGP PDFs regarding public realm and “gateway precedents” added NORWALK, Conn. – Questions from the public were... (Read more)

8 / 18 / 2015


Sorting out the A-B-C’s and GGP-LDA-URP-CMSP’s of the mall approval process

NORWALK, Conn. — When the joint committee studies documents related to the developing SoNo Collection proposal yet again Monday,... (Read more)

8 / 17 / 2015