Region 1 - Long Island
The City of Glen Cove will complete a Nomination for an approximate 55 acre area with ten potential brownfield sites located in a unique area delineated by Sea Cliff Avenue, Cedar Swamp Road and the Long Island Railroad tracks from the Sea Cliff Avenue Station to the Glen Street Station. The primary community revitalization objectives to be achieved include: remediating contaminated sites; providing affordable housing; attracting private investment; increasing employment opportunities; and improving infrastructure.
The City of Long Beach will complete a Pre-Nomination Study for a 140-acre study area characterized with 13 to 24 potential brownfield sites that are located on Reynolds Channel. The City aims to revitalize the waterfront and stimulate the social and economic quality of life for the surrounding residential community. The area contains a series of potential brownfield sites, both publicly and privately owned, that represent a detriment to the area and the surrounding community.
The Town of Babylon will complete an Implementation Strategy for a 105-acre area with approximately 250 brownfield sites located in Wyandanch. The primary revitalization objectives include: returning dormant and underutilized properties to productive use for a mix of commercial, retail and cultural uses; creating jobs; providing affordable housing; and restoring environmental quality. The Implementation Strategy will include: development of land use implementation techniques including form-based zoning code and urban design guidelines; creation of targeted and effective development incentives to attract desired land uses; redevelopment feasibility studies and site plan alternatives for specific strategic sites; site marketing to attract developer interest; developing a local management structure to ensure implementation of the Wyandanch BOA; and compliance with the New York State Environmental Quality Review requirements.
The Town of Huntington will complete a Nomination for an approximately 500-acre area with potential brownfield sites. The Huntington Station Transportation Hub consists of a collection of industrial storage facilities, underdeveloped sites, and retail sites. Three suspected brownfield sites impede planned municipal infrastructure improvements and private sector redevelopment. The primary revitalization objectives include advancing economic development through a public-private partnership that will stimulate and achieve revitalization of the Huntington Station area.
The Town of North Hempstead will complete a Nomination for an approximate 430-acre study area, characterized with 48 potential brownfield sites, within the New Cassel hamlet located in the northwest portion of the Town of North Hempstead. The Town seeks to continue its efforts to transform blighted and contaminated areas into vibrant places consisting of mixed-use retail, new affordable housing, business incubators, and recreational areas.
The Town of Oyster Bay will complete a Nomination for an approximately 1,100-acre study area with 24 potential brownfield sites located in the southeastern portion of the hamlet of Hicksville. The primary community objectives include redeveloping vacant and underutilized properties, enhancing aesthetics, providing needed businesses and services and new housing options for the senior and next generation populations and enhancing transportation to ensure the safety of motorists and pedestrians.
The Town of Oyster Bay will complete a Pre-Nomination Study for an approximately 1,100-acre study area characterized with 21 potential brownfield sites located at the northwest portion of the hamlet of Hicksville.
The Town of Riverhead will complete a Nomination for an approximately 452-acre area characterized with 18?potential brownfield or vacant sites that are located in downtown Riverhead and along the Peconic River. Primary?community revitalization objectives include: revitalizing downtown by attracting development that emphases and?accommodates agricultural and ecosystem related tourism; enhancing Main Street as well as the Arts and Historic?Districts; making downtown more walkable; providing unique cultural attractions; and improving waterfront access and range of recreational opportunities.
The Village of Farmingdale will complete a Nomination for 60 acres with approximately 14 potential brownfield or vacant sites near Main Street. The primary community objectives include revitalizing the downtown, restoring an eroding tax base and achieving “smart growth” to enhance the ability for people to walk to transportation, shops and dining on Main Street.
The Village of Hempstead Community Development Agency will complete a Nomination for a 180-acre area with approximately 40 potential brownfield sites located in Hempstead's downtown in the vicinity of Franklin Street. The primary community revitalization objectives are to: assess and redevelop abandoned and underutilized properties with appropriate uses; and to attract businesses that will have a significant, positive impact.