Projects announced in Ticonderoga, Cape Vincent, Lyons Falls, Waddington


New York Construction News staff writer

Projects have been announced for the North Country region as part of two economic development programs: the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) and NY Forward.

  • 8 projects were announced for Ticonderoga, the Round 6 winner of a $10 million DRI award
  • 5 projects were announced for Cape Vincent, a Round 1 winner of $4.5 million NY Forward award
  • 4 projects were announced for Lyons Falls, a Round 1 winner of a $2.25 million NY Forward award
  • 4 projects were announced for Waddington, also a Round 1 winner of a $2.25 million NY Forward award

The Town of Ticonderoga was named the North Country winner of the sixth round of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative in 2023. Projects include:

  • Beautify the Montcalm Streetscape in Downtown Ticonderoga ($3.7 million)
  • Small Project Fund to Assist Local Businesses ($600,000)
  • Develop Adirondack Performing Arts Center ($2.1 million)
  • Activate Adirondack Drive to Link Downtown to the La Chute Riverfront ($566,000)
  • Stabilize the Hacker Building at 108 Montcalm ($1.3 million)
  • Enhance La Chute Riverfront ($754,000)

Cape Vincent NY Forward Projects

  • Enhance Downtown Streetscape on Broadway ($2.7 million)
  • Re-Imagine Club Street as a Pedestrian-Friendly Zone ($600,000)
  • Establish the Club Street Waterfront Park as a Downtown Destination ($850,000)
  • Rejuvenate the Village Green in the Heart of Cape Vincent ($61,000)

Lyons Falls NY Forward Projects

  • Downtown streetscape improvements ($1.9 million)
  • Develop Public Space at the Historic Lyons Falls Pulp and Paper Mill ($150,000) – redevelop a vacant and underutilized former mill site into a public space with the addition of green space, public seating areas and a river overlook.

Waddington NY Forward Projects

  • Transform Downtown Waddington Streetscape ($1 million)
  • Restore historic Clark House to Create Boutique Hotel Accommodations and Apartments (1 million)



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