Those driving past the former Nanuet Mall site can see progress. If you haven't, Nanuet Patch has a every Friday updating readers on its demolition process.
Owner Simon Property Group is planning knocking down everything (other than Sears and Macy's, who own their respective buildings) and in its place will be the Shops at Nanuet.
"Simon Property Group's vice president of project management was on site yesterday (Tuesday) and said in an e-mail to me that he was very happy with the progress," said Les Morris, Director of Public Relations of Simon Property Group. "Our demolition efforts are on schedule and we have not lost a single day due to weather."
Morris added that sitework is ongoing, on schedule and will continue through mid-2013. Foundations are being started on one portion of the site while demolition is ongoing at another part of the site.
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So far Simon has released the names of two businesses that will be coming to the Shops at Nanuet: and
"They're going to get into the site work with earnest," said George Hoehmann, Clarkstown Councilman.
Here's a look at the journey between Clarkstown and Simon:
- October 25 meeting:
- Dec. 29:
- April 2011: