Mid-Hudson - Middletown

TOP Mid-Hudson - Middletown

Downtown Middletown was selected as the winner of the $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative in the Mid-Hudson region.

The City of Middletown is growing as a result of new and expanding businesses and educational institutions in and around the City. Prominent examples include the repurposing of the new home of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Middletown Community Health Center, the redevelopment of the former Middletown State Psychiatric Hospital property in the Middletown Community Campus and the new Clemson Brewery. Middletown’s compact, walkable, mixed-use downtown, is poised to become the area’s primary central business district destination for the expanding, culturally diverse, population. Under the DRI, Middletown will build on recent public and private investments to create a truly vibrant, year-round downtown that serves as the economic, civic and cultural center of the community.

Press Release Winning Application


Planning Committee
Planning Committee

Below is a list of the Planning Committee Members for Middletown: 

  • Joseph  DeStefano, Mayor, City of Middletown (co-chair)
  • Jonathan Drapkin, Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress (co-chair)
  • Juan Avalos, The Taco Factory
  • Ira Besdansky, YMCA Of Middletown
  • Jerry  Cammarata, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Maureen Halahan, Orange County Partnership
  • Wayne Hawkins
  • Waidi Ifafore, IDA Beauty Supply
  • Dave Madden, Something Sweet Cafe
  • Ricardo Petroni, Equilibrium Brewery
  • Matt Pfisterer, Middletown Thrall Library
  • Charles Quinn, RECAP
  • Kathleen Rifkin
  • Jillian Ye, The Tea Garden
  • Kristine Young, SUNY Orange
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