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ZBA Green Lights Small Addition in Harrison Avenue Development

The Zoning Board of Appeals at its most recent meeting granted a variance allowing Don Corbo of Darien to build a small addition at 138 Harrison Ave.—one of six units in the development, consisting of three two-family homes near Main Street. Corbo, managing partner of Harrison Avenue Development, told members of the ZBA at their Oct. 2 meeting that he is converting the homes—purchased this summer for $4.2 million— from rentals to condominiums, and thus is seeking to renovate and update them. “This particular unit is the smallest and least attractive of the units,” he said during the meeting, held at Town Hall. “Right now it has only one room on the first floor which serves as a living room, dining room and kitchen.”

The plan, he said, is to build a small addition that will allow for a separate kitchen area on the ground floor and a master bedroom on the second floor. Continue Reading →

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Purchased for $4.2 Million, Three Two-Family Homes at Harrison and Main To Be Renovated, Sold as Condos

A limited liability company owned by two developers from lower Fairfield County has purchased a set of three two-family homes in New Canaan for $4.2 million, and plans to convert them from rental units into condominiums.

Numbers 134, 138 and 142 Harrison Ave.—built in 1998 by Archie Stewart—sit on a total of .88 acres on the corner of Main Street. On Aug. 18, they were purchased by Harrison Avenue Development LLC, according to a property transfer recorded in the Town Clerk’s office. According to records on file with the Connecticut Secretary of the State, the purchasing company is controlled by Donald Corbo and Sandra and Jerry Effren. Corbo, of Darien, is owner of New England Properties Real Estate LLC and the Effrens, of Stamford, own Norwalk-based Greyrock Homes. Continue Reading →

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