Underhill House Amenities

To ensure Underhill Farms becomes a meeting spot for the Yorktown community, the renovated Underhill House will include a new café and talks are underway to locate the Town Museum and Historic Preservation Society in the building.  Throughout the development of the project, historic preservation experts have been retained to ensure that the utmost care is taken to protect…

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$500,000 for Access to Senior Facilities

Underhill Farms is located next to Beveridge Senior Apartments.  Underhill Farms will include a new access road enabling first responders to quickly reach Beveridge residents.  In addition, Underhill Farms will provide a 30-spot parking lot for use by new facility being constructed for the Town’s senior center and Parks and Recreation Department.  The access road and parking lot are…

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$350,000 for Traffic Mitigation 

Underhill Farms will help mitigate existing traffic congestion at the intersection of Rte. 118 and Underhill Avenue by investing $350,000 to add a turning lane and improve traffic flow.

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$100,000 for a New Community Gateway

To connect Underhill Farms to Yorktown Heights’ adjacent central business district, the project invests $100,000 in a new pedestrian promenade near the intersection of Rte. 118 and Underhill Avenue.

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$850,000 in Environmental and Recreational Improvements

Underhill Farms will create a park-like setting that will be open to public use.  Through $850,000 in environmentally-conscious investment, the property will feature a newly-renovated pond, park, walking trails and seating.  The project will also help address the water runoff problem from Glenrock Street.

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$1 Million to Restore the Underhill House

The centerpiece of Underhill Farms will be the restoration of the historic Underhill House and its reopening to the public.  This will require an investment of nearly $1 million to preserve this piece of Yorktown’s history for future generations.

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$1 Million in New Tax Revenue

For three decades, the property which housed the former Soundview Preparatory School has been off the tax roll.  When completed, Underhill Farms will provide more than $1 million in additional tax revenue each year for schools and local government.

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