A multi family apartment complex is being proposed for a piece of property that is within the area encompased by , according to a public notice on the corner of Texaco Avenue and Linden Place.
at for people to express their support or concerns about the application by Rail Realty, LLC to build a multi-family apartment complex.
At an April 19 planning board meeting Eric Russo, identified in the meeting minutes as the attorney for Rail Realty, LLC and Eric Nicosia, the company's architect submitted an application for the site.
The project was described at the time as a four-story, 87-unit apartment complex with below ground and first floor parking located on the northeast corner of Linden Place and Texaco Avenue and the south side of Linden Place
"Mr. Russo presented the proposed project for (12) two bedroom and (18) one bedroom apartment complex," the minutes read. "The applicant is anxious to proceed."
The notes also say that the planning board and staff were sending comments to the applicant’s representative.
Residents seem split on the application. An area business owner who contacted Patch about the notice supported the application saying she would be at the hearing and hoped this was the beginning of the planned revitalization of the area.
Another reader emailed Patch to express her concerns.
"Isn't there enough traffic?" said the reader who did not identify herself. "On most afternoons the traffic is backed up a fair distance up Sheep Pasture Road. Must we develop every vacant lot in the village?"
The company submitting the application is located at 414 Main Street in Port Jefferson according to the notice.