Category Archives: History & Preservation

ARB Decision on Mocomanto

On June 11, the Village’s Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board (ARB) issued its decision, by a 3-to-2 vote, approving the latest plan to expand Mocomanto, one of the most historic homes in our Village and often called “jewel of Southampton.”  

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Letter to the Editor re: historic homes in Southampton Village

Included here is a letter that was in the Southampton Press from Ann Pyne. We thought it would be of interest, given the need to protect the few remaining historical homes in the Village.

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Video available for ARB Meeting on Monday Nov. 27th

The videos from the November 27th meeting of the ARB  can be found at southamptonvillage.org, go to Boards, then to Board of Historic Preservation & Architectural Review, then click B0ard Meeting Videos.

The first ARB hearing on Mocomanto took place on MONDAY, NOV. 13, at Village Hall.   Presentations were made

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24/28Gin Lane Compound Gets Approval From Southampton Village ARB

From 27East/Press News Group  10/25/17       

An application to build a nearly 15,000-square-foot home along the oceanfront on Gin Lane, in Southampton Village’s historic district, was approved by the village’s Board of Architectural Review and Historic Preservation on Monday night, in a rare 3-2 vote.ARB Chairman Curtis Highsmith and members Brian Brady and Christina Redding voted to approve a certificate of appropriateness, allowing the construction of _>> Please click here to read more

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Survey for the Southampton Village Planning Commission and Video available of the Planning Commission Workshop on Sept. 16th

The Planning Commission held a Public Workshop at Village hall on Saturday, September 16th.  The presentation, made by Glynis Berry of the architectural firm, studio a/b, and the question and answer sections can be seen at  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YC-E1SWm8jk&feature=youtu.be

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Residents’ concerns that were addressed are Issue

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Important Village Meetings in August – see dates

A special public hearing with the Planning Commission will be held on August 12th to discuss the plans for a sewer district.  This project will have significant environmental and tax implications for our village, so please try and attend. The critical upcoming Village meetings currently scheduled are: August 10 – 7:00pm ARB – A project in the Herrick Road Historic District (major addition and exterior changes to existing historic house) and tear downs on Old Town Crossing, Wooley Street and Corrigan Street will be discussed. August 12 – 5:00pm Special Public Hearing – Plans for a sewer district in the Village business center (and possibly neighboring areas) will be reviewed.  Tax levies will be discussed. August 13 – 6:00pm Village Trustees – Discussion of FEMA code changes and village-wide review of GFA, lot coverage and parking issues. Please make every effort to attend these meetings.  It is important that members of the public and the association provide feedback and view the process.  If you need more information on a particular topic, please do not hesitate to contact us. _>> Please click here to read more

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