This blog was born out of a small research project based on City of Rye records, school district and real estate data. It points to evidence Rye is experiencing significant residential expansion analogous to the period between 1950 and 1959 when 1,054 new houses transformed the community and our schools.

These are complicated issues and more research is required to understand the big picture. The aim of this site is to look forward, help create a plan for the future and spark helpful and constructive debate about what’s best for our community. What do you think? Take the 60 Second Survey.

Disclaimer: this blog is a hobby; I do not claim to be a legal or planning expert. The content is based entirely on publicly available information, please feel free to double-check my calculations.

– John Mayo-Smith, Rye Resident, Member American Planning Association