300-Plus Unit Development Proposed for Beacon Train Station Area
City planning board reviewing proposal
via Highlands Current, By Jeff Simms
A Beacon developer is moving forward with plans to construct more than 300 apartments at a site a half-mile from the Metro-North train station.
If approved, the project, dubbed Edgewater, would be the largest apartment or condominium development in Beacon.
Plans submitted to the Planning Board earlier this year by Scenic Beacon Developments, which is managed by Rodney Weber, call for 307 studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments to be spread across seven buildings on the 12-acre site at 22 Edgewater Place. The materials state that Scenic Beacon expects current and new city residents to live at Edgewater, with the availability of smaller spaces there designed to keep and attract “millennials.” read more...