11.2 MILLION dollars has been awarded to ten Finger Lakes municipalities through Round 5 of the Restore New York Communities Initiative.
The village of Penn Yan received 500-THOUSAND dollars for the rehabilitation of two buildings. The first will renovate the vacant floors of a multi-use building into market rate housing and the second building will be renovated into a mixed-use facility.
The city of Canandaigua received one-MILLION dollars for the rehabilitation of the abandoned former Labelon manufacturing facility on Chapin Street into a mixed-use development with 52 residential units.
The City of Ithaca has also been awarded one-MILLION dollars. The money will be used for the rehabilitation of four underutilized buildings on West State Street, including the reconstruction of one historic property, eliminating blight and replacing it with housing and commercial space.