Region 7 - Central New York
The City of Auburn will complete a Nomination for a 562-acre Downtown Owasco River Corridor characterized by at least 13 brownfield sites and numerous other vacant properties. The primary community revitalization objective is to develop a market-driven, economically feasible redevelopment strategy for riverfront and downtown redevelopment that will encourage clean-up and return of strategic sites to productive economic and social use. This project will build on the city's newly adopted plan, "Building a Sustainable Auburn."
The City of Syracuse, in partnership with Rebuild Syracuse, Inc., will complete a Nomination for an area characterized with up to 99 potential brownfield sites that are located near the Onondaga Lake's Inner Harbor and residential areas. The City's goal is to facilitate the redevelopment and investment in three neighborhoods that have been affected by the loss of industry and residents.
The City of Syracuse and Rebuild Syracuse, Inc. will complete a Pre-Nomination Study for an approximate 136 acre area characterized with 11 potential brownfield sties that are located at the Hiawatha Boulevard and Lodi Street area. The primary community revitalization objectives to be achieved by this project include: identification and description of all brownfield, abandoned and vacant sites; and redevelopment and revitalization of a depressed area that is a main entry to an economically thriving area which includes Carousel Center Mall, the Central New York Regional Market, and the Alliance Bank Stadium.
The Town of Clay will complete a Nomination for an approximately 79-acre area characterized with four potential brownfield sites that are located on Maider Road at Three Rivers Point. The primary community revitalization objective is to redevelop the formerly active but now idle industrial properties at Three Rivers Point for appropriate recreational, commercial and residential uses.
The Village of East Syracuse will complete a Nomination for an approximately 980-acre area characterized with several potential brownfield sites. The primary revitalization objectives include: improving the downtown business core; developing new businesses and expanding existing businesses with related job development; improving local residential housing opportunities; increasing green space; and improvements for pedestrians.
The City of Fulton will complete a Nomination for an approximate 33 acre area characterized with at least 20 potential brownfield sites that are located on the City's east side. The primary community revitalization objectives to be achieved by this project include marketing of sites for redevelopment; and remediation and redevelopment of underutilized property. Primary objectives include: establishing the foundation for a more vibrant downtown economy; and establishing an action plan to revitalize abandoned properties that scar the historic shores of Fulton located in the heart of Oswego County.
Oswego County will complete a Nomination for an approximate 80 acre area characterized with over 40 potential brownfield sites that are located within the City of Oswego. This project will enable the community to assess environmental liabilities, and to shape a strategic community vision and comprehensive plan for the reuse and redevelopment of brownfield sites.