White Plains Business Improvement District

Redevelopment eyed for aging White Plains Mall

The Journal News, Richard Liebson, August 16, 2016

The first mall built in the city will be torn down and replaced with a 20-plus story residential tower, townhouse-style apartments, stores and a parking garage topped by publicly accessible green space if developers follow through on preliminary concepts discussed at a recent Common Council meeting.

The White Plains Mall, a fixture at 200 Hamilton Ave. since the 1970s, is a prime candidate for redevelopment because of its location near the train station and its current state of disrepair, council members told The Journal News/lohud after hearing an informal presentation from the Street-Works planning firm. The potential change is in keeping with a trend of mall reinvention in the Lower Hudson Valley.

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