July 11, 2018

(July 11, 2018) – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced 13 transformational projects for Hudson as part of the $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) award.  The strategic investments in downtown Hudson will create additional employment and housing opportunities, as well as improve safety and aesthetics for streetscapes throught the city.  The investments are part of the Governor’s ongoing efforts to revitalize the upstate economy and create more opportunities for the Capital Region.

Specific Projects to be Funded through the DRI Include:

• Implement Complete Streets Improvements ($3,982,550)
• Renovate Promenade Hill Park and Provide ADA Access ($1,100,000)
• Improve the Safety and Aesthetics of Cross Street and the Second Street Stairs ($250,000)
• Establish the North Bay ReGeneration Project for Environmental Education ($400,000)
• Establish a Community Food Hub to Support Small Startup Businesses ($700,000)
• Stabilize the Dunn Warehouse for Future Re-Use ($1,000,000)
• Winterize Basilica Hudson and Create a High-Visibility Public Greenspace ($250,000)
• Redevelop the KAZ Site as Mixed-Use Transit-Oriented Development ($487,160)
• Provide Workforce Development Infrastructure at River House ($250,000)
• Repurpose Historic Fishing Village as a City Park ($150,290)
• Construct Mixed-Use and Mixed-Income Housing on State Street ($800,000)
• Provide Minority, Women and Veteran Owned Business Support ($100,000)
• Fit out Commercial Kitchen and Retail Space to Provide Workforce Training ($230,000)


Governor’s Press Release
see www.hudsondri.org for more information