A hearing over the transfer of a city-owned parking lot gave Kingstonian supporters and opponents an opportunity to restate their views about the controversial project.
On November 17, the Ulster County Legislature approved a tax break for The Kingstonian, a mixed-use $60 million development project in Uptown Kingston.
An update on the large mixed-use development proposed for Uptown.
Kingston Common Council members voted 8-1 on Aug. 4 in support of a 25-year payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement for the Kingstonian, a mixed-use apartment, commercial and parking project proposed for the site of the former parking garage between North Front Street and Schwenk Drive. The agreement will now move to the county’s Industrial Development Agency for consideration on Wednesday, Aug. 12.
Members of the Common Council’s Finance and Audit Committee have expressed their support for a $30.64 million payment-in-lieu-of-taxes plan for the Kingstonian mixed-use development project, which will be considered by the full council Tuesday.
After once saying the proposed residential-commercial-parking complex “will have adverse effects to the Kingston Stockade District,” state officials in a Feb. 14 letter wrote that after developers made changes to its design, the Kingstonian will have “No Adverse Effect” on Uptown.
The owner of a planned restaurant nearby says the Planning Board failed to consider the impacts of the large mixed-use project, which consists of a 420-car garage, 143 apartments, a 32-room boutique hotel, a pedestrian plaza, and 9000 square feet of retail and restaurant space.
The Kingstonian — a proposed mixed-use development in the heart of Kingston’s Stockade District — cleared a significant hurdle this week when the city’s planning board ruled Monday, Dec. 16 that developers had adequately addressed in their paperwork the project’s potential negative environmental impacts.
A real estate investor with extensive holdings in Uptown Kingston has filed an action with city zoning officials that could derail or at least seriously delay a proposed mixed-use development project in the Stockade District.
Mayor Steve Noble said this week he’s reached a compromise solution on the thorny issue of affordable housing at a major residential, commercial and parking complex proposed for Uptown Kingston.