The Inside Scoop!
Hundreds of Thousands of Square Feet of New Space... Consider the possibilities!!
Viaduct is just about moving people quickly through the city. Street Level is about getting people into the city easily to live, work & play.
7 Acres of New Development Opportunities. Redensiﬁcation of our Urban Fabric... prominent historic sites preserved.
Lost Property Value
12-40 Destroyed Downtown Buildings... some prominent historic sites, eroding downtown’s cultural fabric. Erased Development Opportunities... In fact, more dead space will be created for the highway to meet federal regulations.
Long Project Scope, resulting in disrupted traﬃc ﬂow to downtown. Hold on... won’t downtown businesses be aﬀected ?! Several years is not a weekend project!
Green Public Spaces Blocks of Bike Paths Miles of Walkable Space
7 Acres Translates to Hundreds of Thousands of Square Feet of New Development.
$3.3 Million in Lost Taxes Annually. Just thinking out loud here... but how will we make up the tax dollars?
Limited Downtown Cultural Growth...fewer new restaurants, retail & entertainment.
Displaced Residents, Businesses & Employees.
Limited Residential Development Opportunities.
That’s a problem, considering the current downtown occupancy rate is 99%. *Other options besides the street level and viaduct concepts have not been recommended for further study by NYSDOT and are not included here.
. . . And a chance to repair the damage of the past.
Potential $5.4 Million of New Taxes Generated Annually.
Premium Retailers New Restaurants Additional Oﬃce Spaces New Residential Units
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Phased construction means less disruption to commerce, property & business owners.
Street Level Option
Which Would You Choose?