New York (STL.News) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a list of transformational projects for Fulton and Seneca Falls as part of their $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative awards. The 16 projects in Fulton and 13 projects in Seneca Falls will enhance waterfront amenities, repurpose existing buildings to develop new residential and retail spaces, and support small businesses and industry. The investments are part of the Governor’s ongoing efforts to revitalize the upstate economy and create more opportunities for Central New York and the Finger Lakes.
“We must reimagine New York and build back a better, stronger economy than before the devastating pandemic,” Governor Cuomo said. “Programs like the Downtown Revitalization Initiative are providing local communities with the resources to make their bold visions for the future a reality. These strategic investments in Fulton and Seneca Falls will infuse new life into their downtown areas and will create a better place for both present and future generations alike.”
“A healthy downtown is vital to a community’s overall economic health, especially as we enter a post-pandemic future,” said Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul. “The Downtown Revitalization Initiative is strengthening communities through smart growth in Central New York, in the Finger Lakes and across the state.