Hochul announces $200 million in Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) grants

NYC Chinatown boundaries
NYC's Chinatown boundaries, from the successful $20 million DRI application


New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has announced the winners of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI), with grants totalling $200 million.

Participating communities were nominated by the state’s ten Regional Economic Development Councils (REDCs) based on the downtown’s potential for transformation. Within each region, the REDC nominated either two downtowns to receive $10 million each or one downtown to receive an award of $20 million to develop a downtown strategic investment plan and implement key catalytic projects that advance the community’s vision for revitalization.

Here are the Round 5 winners:

New York City



Western New York


Finger Lakes Region


Central New York

Southern Tier



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