Nearly $40 million has been awarded to 75 municipalities across the state through Round Four of the Restore New York Communities Initiative.

The City of Utica will get $1 million for the rehabilitation of two historical buildings into mixed-use properties.  It's part of a $4.5 million project to put the New Century Building on Genesee Street and the Security Building on Bleecker Street back on the tax rolls after 20 years.

“These projects will help bring new vitality and opportunities for growth to communities across New York by transforming blighted properties and making key infrastructure investments,” Governor Andrew Cuomo said. “With this funding, we are helping to build stronger regional economies and are laying the foundation for a more prosperous New York for all.”

Restore New York supports municipal revitalization efforts across the state to reinvigorate downtowns and generate economic opportunities.


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