What's next?

The public can sign up Aug. 4 to speak

at the public hearing on the Lighthouse draft environmental impact statement, or submit written comments until Aug. 17:

To send comments:

Town of Hempstead

Lighthouse Project Public Comment

1 Washington St.

Hempstead, NY 11550

By e-mail:


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In person:

Aug. 4, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

John Cranford Adams Playhouse South Campus, Hofstra University

Where to find the draft environmental

impact statement:



Public libraries in the town

of Hempstead

After the hearing

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Input is included in a final environmental report

Town board considers application to create

a new zone.

Public hearing before town board votes

on a master plan for the new zone.

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The Nassau County Legislature votes on final plan and lease, because it is county land.

Town board votes on site plan.

Project highlights

A total of some 5.5 million square feet

of mixed-use development, including:

2,300 residences, mix of luxury, active adult,

next generation, and multifamily housing types.

Five-star hotel with 300 rooms, meeting

and banquet facilities, and luxury full-service


More than 250,000 square feet of convention, conference and exhibition space.

1,000,000 square feet of office space.

500,000 square feet of retail and restaurants.