There's a plan under development to build nearly 900 housing units to one of Plainview's biggest and most discused open spaces.
has scheduled a so-called "public scoping" session for Tuesday, March 13, for the proposed development of the that was once home to the
The property belongs to and is being developed by the Jericho-based Beechwood Organization, which is calling the project "Country Pointe at Plainview." The proposal, still in the early stages, is to build a "mixed use" development on the land that would include 890 multi-family housing units, including 90 "Golden Age" units and 536 other units with age restrictions. There is also a commercial component to the plan.
Beechwood's initial plan is spelled out on their website. It includes several ponds and more than 40 acres for public use.
Take our poll and tell us what your early thoughts are on this subject that could affect Plainview's future. The site has been the subject of controversial proposals in the past. Will this one be any different?