Home Business News Nine projects given green light in Port Jervis’ $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant

Nine projects given green light in Port Jervis’ $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant

PORT JERVIS With the $10 million grant it received for the Downtown Revitalization Initiative, the State has given the go-ahead for nine projects.

Over $2.6 million will be spent on revitalizing Riverside Park, which will involve rebuilding the water tower with a Welcome to Port Jervis sign, building a new pavilion, setting up a stage and amphitheater, installing pickleball courts, a basketball court, a skatepark, and a mini-golf course.

The establishment of a mixed-use residential and commercial building at 103 Jersey Avenue will require the application of $2 million in total.

The development of a mixed-use residential and business building at 29 Front Street will cost a total of $1.5 million.

$707,00 will be used to convert the upper storeys of 46 Front Street into commercial and residential space.

With $522,000, Twenty-two Jersey Avenue will be converted into a multipurpose creative space featuring studio, retail, and event space.

With a $300,000 grant, the historic Krauss Photo Shop Building will be renovated to provide new business and residential space.

The Jersey Avenue streetscape will be improved with the expenditure of more than $1 million.

A $600,000 small project fund will be established to upgrade downtown’s façade, upper storeys, and open spaces.

The placemaking effort that will revitalize Downtown Port Jervis through branding, marketing, and public realm enhancements will cost $350,000 in total.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.