Governor Hochul Announced 19 Transformational Project for East Harlem, Garment District & Far Rockaway

 

 

 

Transform East 116th Street and 125th Street into Green Corridors

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced a total of 19 transformational projects in New York City as part of two economic development programs: the Downtown Revitalization Initiative and NY Forward. Ten projects were announced for East Harlem, the Round 6 winner of a $10 million DRI award; four projects were announced for the Garment District, a Round 1 winner of a $4.5 million NY Forward award; and five projects were announced for Far Rockaway, also a Round 1 winner of a $4.5 million NY Forward award.

“New York City is the greatest city in the world and these funds will help to create more livable and vibrant communities,” Governor Hochul said. “Restoring and preserving history is a key part of maintaining what makes New York special, and we are providing the resources to ensure New Yorkers can enjoy these spaces for decades to come.”

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