“Syracuse Common Council considers more demolitions for Land Bank, south side residents want fewer”
“The Syracuse Common Council is debating how it should or should not restrict the $1.5 million in the city’s current budget for the Syracuse Land Bank….”
(By Tom Magnarelli, WRVO, August 15, 2016)Read Article
“Renovation Spotlight: 309 Onondaga Ave.”
(Mary Muench, Land Bank Intern)Read Spotlight
“Syracuse Land Bank Completes its 300th Sale”
(June 28, 2016)Read Press Release
“Housing Visions to use $11.5 million state award for projects in Syracuse, Elmira”
Housing Visions has been awarded funding for two major redevelopments of Land Bank-owned properties in Syracuse. The Butternut Commons project will create over 50 units of affordable housing along the Butternut Street corridor and the Ethel T. Chamberlain House will completely rehabilitate a vacant, 26,000 sq. ft., four-story 1930s apartment building on West Onondaga Street, turning it into supportive housing.
(By Eric Reinhardt, Business Journal News Network, June 7, 2016)Read Full Article
“Syracuse Landmark Seeks Recognition on National Register of Historic Places”
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A Local Protected Site may soon gain national recognition.
The Greater Syracuse Land Bank is seeking to have the South Presbyterian Church listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Land Bank, which acquired the South Salina and West Colvin St. landmark last fall, hopes the designation will help in attracting a developer to restore the massive building.
If listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the building can be eligible for grants, as well as historic rehabilitation tax credits.
(Kate Collins, Syracuse.com, May 11, 2016)Read Full Article
“Syracuse’s Gothic cottage vacant for 30 plus years is demolished”
(By Charley Hannagan, syracuse.com, February 3, 2016)Read Article