Troy’s Riverwalk DRI District
Troy’s Riverwalk DRI District includes the heart of the Downtown Troy Historic District, is compact and walkable, contains a large portion of the city’s arts, cultural, and entertainment assets, and includes 1.6 miles of unified riverfront. With significant recent and ongoing investment, including market-rate and affordable housing, new commercial space, and trail and public space improvements, Troy aims to leverage significant private investment to create new mixed-use space, increase public gathering space, and solve their lack of parking in order to achieve their goal of using public spaces and urban amenities to connect economic catalysts, neighborhoods, and innovation centers around their destination riverfront.
New York City
New York City
Chinatown aims to build on their history as a cultural destination in order to preserve and return the neighborhood to a vibrant downtown area. Chinatown has many ongoing and planned projects, including restoration of the Kimlau Memorial Monument, multiple affordable and senior housing projects, and multiple resiliency projects at NYCHA properties. In order to achieve their goals of building an arts and culture economic engine, attracting tourists and regional visitors, solidifying the neighborhood as a cultural home for the 1.2 million AAPIs living in the NY metro area, and improving the quality of life in the neighborhood, Chinatown aims to create new arts and cultural space, improve connectivity, increase housing, and expand green space.
Haverstraw’s downtown is a high-density neighborhood close to the Hudson riverfront. The village aims to make this area an inclusive, lively, 21stcentury urban center where residents and visitors can live, work, learn, and play. Haverstraw has stayed committed to downtown revitalization with multiple completed and ongoing projects, including multiple mixed-use developments, a new waterfront esplanade, and streetscape improvements. Building on this work, Haverstraw aims to redevelop vacant space, expand public space, increase the economic activity of and access to the waterfront, as well as embrace their diverse history.
Ossining’s Downtown Waterfront District
With a downtown that is on both the State and the National Historic Registers, the Village of Ossining intends to use their existing assets, including a rich history, public amenities, engaged residents and an innovative business community, to build on previous successes and strengthen their downtown to have the greatest economic impact. Previous successes include a mixed-use development with a waterfront park, promenade, beach, and fishing pier on a former brownfield, the Sing Sing Kill Greenway, and the ongoing Sing Sing Prison Museum project. Building on these projects, Ossining aims to improve community services, increase access to and the economic impact of the waterfront, expand public space, and repurpose areas for development.