by Richard Liebson, Rockland/Westchester Journal News (NY)
The state Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking public comment of a brownfield cleanup at the White Plains mall, which is to be torn down and replaced by a mixed-use development.
WP Mall Realty, LLC, has applied for the designation, which could qualify it for cleanup funding as it moves forward with plans to build Hamilton Green on the 3.74-acre site at 200 Hamilton Ave.
Plans call for the crumbling 1970s era mall to be demolished and replaced with a mix of apartments, retail and restaurant space, outdoor cafes, a craft food hall, a co-working enterprise, a publicly accessible elevated green space and parking.
The site recently received new Transit District zoning from the city.
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