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100 Pondfield Road Condos Await Construction; Drawings Have Not Been Submitted Yet to Bronxville Building Inspector PDF Print Email


By Carol P. Bartold

Feb. 22, 2017: Although the Bronxville Planning Board approved Pondfield Court LLC’s plans to develop the former Manhattan Storage Building at 100 Pondfield Road into 11 residential condominium units with 14 ground-floor parking spaces plan at its April 13, 2016, meeting, work does not appear to have begun on the project.

In September of 2016, Sid Blauner, Pondfield Court LLC representative, explained that the village building department still had to approve construction drawings for each of the eleven units in the plan. Once that approval is obtained, Blauner said, he anticipated an 18-month process from the beginning of work to completion of the development project and the securing of a certificate of occupancy.

Yesterday (February 21), Bronxville building inspector Vince Pici relayed through the office assistant for the building and public works department that, to date, the building inspector had not received any construction drawings for approval.

Blauner stated that the developer was still completing the construction drawings for approval. He added that the job could not be put out for general contractor bids until the drawings receive approval.

Pondfield Court LLC said that it has incorporated the village building department’s requests, including individual unit size and finishes to be installed within the units in the construction drawings.

“Nobody will see anything happening with our building [when work on it begins] because we don’t have to build anything on the outside,” Blauner explained last September. He noted that virtually all construction, save for exterior brick work, will take place inside the building and not be visible. However, he added, the developer will carefully stage work on the project because construction activity will impact the downtown business district.

The developer expressed plans to begin its marketing campaign for the building mid-2017.

Pondfield Court LLC purchased the building in December of 2010. It had been part of the estate of Steven Green MD, who planned to refurbish the building into a six-story private residence and office with a rooftop swimming pool.

The developer submitted approximately eight versions of its site plan to the Bronxville Planning Board over a four-year period before gaining the board’s approval.

Pictured here:  A view of the building at 100 Pondfield Road (building in the back), where condominiums are to be built.

Photo by A. Warner



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Bronxville is a quaint village (one square mile) located just 16 miles north of midtown Manhattan (roughly 30 minutes on the train) and has a population of approximately 6,500. It is known as a premier community with an excellent public school (K-12) and easy access to Manhattan. Bronxville offers many amenities including an attractive business district, a 400-bed acute care hospital (New York Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital), public paddle and tennis courts, fine dining at local restaurants, two private country clubs and a community library.

While the earliest settlers of Bronxville date back to the first half of the 18th century, the history of the modern suburb of Bronxville began in 1890 when William Van Duzer Lawrence purchased a farm and commissioned the architect, William A. Bates, to design a planned community of houses for well-known artists and professionals that became a thriving art colony. This community, now called Lawrence Park, is listed on the National register of Historic Places and many of the homes still have artists’ studios. A neighborhood association within Lawrence Park called “The Hilltop Association” keeps this heritage alive with art shows and other events for neighbors.

Bronxville offers many charming neighborhoods as well as a variety of living options for residents including single family homes, town houses, cooperatives and condominiums. One of the chief benefits of living in “the village” is that your children can attend the Bronxville School.

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Real Estate Companies

Park Sterling Realty
17 1/2 Park Place Bronxville, New York 10708

Houlihan Lawrence
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Houlihan & O'Malley
133 Parkway Road Bronxville, New York 10708

Julia B Fee Sotheby's International Realty
2 Park Place
Bronxville, NY 10708

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Bertine, Hufnagel, Headley, Zeltner, Drummond & Dohn LLP

Established in 1929, Bertine, Hufnagel is "a general practice law firm, offering clients expertise in both individual and commercial matters." Their broad range of services include the following: Wills, Estate
Planning and Taxation, Probate and Estate Administration, Elder Law, Real Estate (commercial, residential, condominiums and cooperatives), Commercial Law and Transactions, Litigation and Banking Law.

700 White Plains Road
Suite 237
Scarsdale, New York 10583
(914) 472 7700
(914) 472 1946 (fax)

Suzanne M. Bloomer
Wills, Trusts, Estates and Real Estate

85 Pondfield Road
Bronxville, New York 10708

Bosworth, Gray & Fuller
Wills and Probate, Real Estate, Media Law, General Litigation

J. Rockhill Gray
David Otis Fuller, Jr.
116 Kraft Avenue
Bronxville, New York 10708
(Tel) 914-337-3626
(Fax) 914-337-3630

George R. Mayer, Esq.
65 Pondfield Road #6 Bronxville, New York 10708
914-337-3033 (tel)
914-337-1038 (fax)

Griffin, Coogan, Sulzer & Horgan, P.C.

Attorneys and Counselors at Law

Located in Bronxville, New York, Griffin, Coogan, Sulzer & Horgan, P.C. takes great pride in providing our clients with comprehensive, high quality legal services in a responsive manner. The firm concentrates its practice in real estate law with a primary focus on issues relating to real estate tax litigation (also known as tax certiorari), real estate transactions, valuation law, real property taxation and tax planning and real property tax exemption matters throughout New York State.

The firm serves as general counsel for several local cooperatives and represents clients in various issues relating to wills, trusts and estate planning.

51 Pondfield Road
Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 961-1300

Kim O'Toole, Esq.
80 Sagamore Road
914-961-6175 (tel)
914-337-3292 (fax)

Mary Anne O'Callahan, Esq.
32 Gramatan Court Bronxville, New York 10708
914-779-3558 (tel)
914-779-5182 (fax)

Nobile, Magarian & DiSalvo

We are hardworking and dedicated attorneys who, combined, have more than 150 years of experience delivering quality legal advice. Our cutting edge is our ability to enter both the conference room and the courtroom with strength. Our law firm provides legal representation and counsel for both individual and business clients on issues related to estate planning and administration, real estate law, litigation, and business law.  Our practice areas include: Commercial Litigation, Business Law, Real Estate, Wills, Estate Planning, Trusts, Estate Administration, Living Wills, Health Care Proxies, Powers of Attorney, Not For Profits, and Employment Law.

111 Kraft Avenue

Bronxville, NY 10708


Veneruso, Curto, Schwartz & Curto, LLP

Veneruso, Curto, Schwartz & Curto is dedicated to providing businesses and individuals with exceptional legal services customized to each client's needs and objectives.  Practice areas include litigation, real estate, not for profit, wills and estate planning, land use and zoning, business and corporate, cooperative and condominium and real estate tax assessment litigation.

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35 East Grassy Sprain Road, Suite 400

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Peter W. Williamson, Esq.
141 Parkway Road
914-337-3434 (tel)
914-337-3392 (fax)

Real Estate - Insurance Agents

Leslie Homer
71 North Avenue New Rochelle, New York 10801

John L. Vorbach Company, Inc. Insurance Brokers
Manhattan Media & Technology Center
65 Broadway, 9th Floor
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212-294-4900 x 112

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Focuses solely on personal insurance and
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6 East 43rd Street
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Palmer-Tanno Agency, Inc.
Independent Insurance Agents since 1948

Greg Tanno
141 Parkway Road, Suite #11
Bronxville, New York 10708

Ranieri Insurance Agency
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Over 50 Years' Experience

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Insurance and Risk Management Solutions
Since 1910
65 Main Street
Tuckahoe, New York 10707


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Dunn & Tighe Interiors

25 Sycamore Street
Bronxville, NY 10708

Edwin Gemes, Ltd.


Madeline Eckett Oden Interiors

61 Beechmont Avenue
Bronxville, New York 10708

Jane Mitchell

9 The Byway

Samuel Botero Associates, Inc.

215 East 58th Street
Suite 6B
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Sandra Steele Schneider Interiors

70 Burkewood Road
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Catherine Wyner
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Shannon Interiors LTD.

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81 Pondfield Road #344
Bronxville, New York 10708
914-793-1629 (O)
914-953-7584 (C)
914-793-2195 (F)

Design Professionals


Dean Davis

2 Park Place
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Michael Davis

435 Hudson Street, 8th Floor
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Charles Hilton

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203-862-9011 (tel) 203-862-9196 (fax)

Scott Koniecko Architects

80 8th Avenue
Suite 1600
New York, New York 10011
212-620-3924 (tel)
212-620-7640 (fax)

Maggie Marrone Architects


Peter Pennoyer Architects

432 Park Avenue South, 11th Floor
New York, New York 10016

Radoslav Opacic Architects

24 N. Astor
Irvington, New York 10533
914-591-4306 (tel)914-591-4308 (fax)

Landscape Architects

Renee Byers, Landscape Architect P.C.

10 Avon Road
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Civil Engineer
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Home Maintenance & Improvement

Chimney Sweep

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Keating Electric & Technologies

115 Wall Street
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Lippolis Electric

445 5th Avenue
Pelham, New York 10803

James A. Stone

96 Congress Street
Harrison, New York 10528

White Electric, Inc.

128 Fulton Street
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Fruit Delivery

Hutchinson Farm

833 Post Road
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General Contractors

Vincent Franco
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179 Summerfield Street
Scarsdale, New York 10583
914-472-7007 (tel) 914-472-0451 (fax)

Arthur Lange Inc.

841 Tuckahoe Road
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Bronxville, New York 10708
914-337-4422 (tel) 914-395-0471 (fax)

Heating & Cooling

Absolute Comfort & Temperature Control Inc.

Mr. Paul Gomprecht, President

Richards Conditioning Corp.

70 Marbledale Road
Tuckahoe, New York 10707

Besson Oil Inc.

140 Marbledale Road
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Iron Work

Debra Coddington

Arrowsmith Forge
3788 Rte 44
Millbrook, New York


LMC Safe, Lock & Key

Luigi M. Cattzia II


Direct Dairy

POB 201
White Plains, New York 10603


All Colors Painting Co.

69 Delaware Road
Yonkers, New York 10710
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Mateus Neto Painting Co.

95 Chase Avenue
Yonkers, New York 10703

Pick up and take away

Robert Rabsey

Technical Help

Computer, Network & Internet Services

Gerry McLoughlin
Computer Tutor @ PCI

Geeks on Wheels

Dylan Hall
Harrison, New York

The Computer Nerds, Inc.

PO Box 31
Bronxville, New York 10708

TV & Steroes

AV Design

130 East Main Street
Elmsford, New York 10523

Landscape Design & Maintenance


Maureen Hackett

Hackett Landscape Design Inc.
212-768-4242 and 917-494-8084

Renee Byers, Landscape Architech P.C.

10 Avon Road
Bronxville, New York 10708


Frank Bulfamonte & Sons, Inc.

26 Circuit Road
New Rochelle, New York 10805

Land Productions Inc.

360 Adams Street
Bedford Hills, New York

Lieb's Nursery & Garden Center

1 Askins Place
New Rochelle, New York 10801


Tryforos and Pernice

73 Pondfield Road
Bronxville, New York

Plants & Nurseries

Lieb's Nursery & Garden Center
1 Askins Place
New Rochelle, New York 10801

Rosedale Nurseries

51 Saw Mill River Road, Route 9A
Hawthorne, New York 10532-1598

Sprainbrook Nursery, Inc.

448 Underhill Road
Scarsdale, New York 10583

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