Another Reimagine the Canals announcement, from NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo, in the past few weeks.
Just announced is the selection for the company to lead the efforts for the very first "pocket neighborhood" in Madison County as part of the New York Power Authority plans to REIMAGINE the Canals.
This new idea will be using an old casket factory property in Canastota NY located here
And transforming that abandoned Village space it into something that looks like this, right alongside the Erie Canal:
You can read the message from the Governor by clicking HERE, or the image below.
The Buffalo News did a nice NEWS STORY on this announcement a few days ago. It's worth the read. Click the words NEWS STORY to open that article, or click the image below.
This is a local Buffalo Company, Savarino, who's partnering with a downstate Design Group and they have a track record with the Erie Canal. They have just finished the new Long Boat Building in Buffalo, that is housing the new build of the Canal Boat that first launched on the Erie Canal and took Dewitt Clinton from Buffalo to Albany.