A proposal to restore the former Meson Ole property as a mixed-use development took a step forward Thursday night as the Greenport Village Planning Board agreed to review the application, despite board members spending a significant amount of time debating over whether the plan needed variances from the Zoning Board of Appeals.
Once renovations are finished on the former Meson Ole building on Third Street in Greenport, the property will feature two restaurants on its ground floor and apartment space above, new owner Jim Olinkiewicz of Shelter Island pitched to the Greenport Planning Board Thursday evening. READ
The former Meson Ole building on Third Street in Greenport is receiving a makeover after it fell into disrepair in recent years. READ
The former Meson Ole building, where village authorities allege multiple code violations. (Credit: Paul Squire)
The Greenport Village Board has authorized taking legal action against the owner of a building that used to house a Meson Ole restaurant to force him to address code violations at the abandoned building.
The vote to OK legal action was approved unanimously at Wednesday night’s board meeting. (more…)