Development 2017-03-23T13:39:53+00:00

CITY OF LACKAWANNA

COUNTY OF ERIE

STATE OF NEW YORK

 

Please be advised that the City of Lackawanna Department of Development is in the process of completing an application for funding through the Restore New York Program. The purpose of the funding is intended to provide a portion of the funds for the demolition of the former Lincoln School and former Friendship House located at 100 Dona Street, Lackawanna, New York 14218 (the “Property”). The Property is further identified as being SBL Tax Number 141.67-3-1.

Accordingly, the City of Lackawanna Department of Development will be holding a Hearing to receive comments from the general public 9:00 AM on Thursday, September 29, 2016 in the Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 714 Ridge Road, Lackawanna, NY, 14218.

Questions or comments can be directed to Fred K. Heinle, Director of Development at 716 827-6421 or via email at development@lackny.com.

Dear Community Member and Stakeholder
As a valued member of the community and stakeholder,

YOUR INPUT IS NEEDED!!

Tour

JOIN the Lackawanna First Ward Brownfield Opportunity Area Project Team

FOR A  SITE ANALYSIS AND COMMUNITY VISIONING TOUR!

Learn about the potential for redevelopment in the First Ward!

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2016

Beginning at 10:00 AM at 100 Dona Street we will take a walking tour of the former Friendship House site and the surrounding neighborhood.

The second tour will begin at 2:00 PM at A Street just past Alliance Drive and we will take a tour of the Smoke Creek corridor.

SEE BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO FIND OUT HOW TO RSVP!

Please spread the word!  To anyone who may be interested in the future redevelopment of the First Ward Community!

These tours will be a “boots on the ground” approach to analyzing the BOA together with the first beginning at 10:00 am at 100 Dona Street (the former Friendship House site).   The second tour will begin at 2:00 pm at A Street just past Alliance Drive.  These tours will combine Site Analysis with Community Visioning and will incorporate activities that will help participants envision the potential for the BOA in a way that is realistic and context appropriate.

We appreciate and value your participation and enthusiasm and look forward to working with you and other stakeholders to help make this project a success.  To RSVP for the tours or a detailed project description and to find out how you can stay involved, please contact Crystal Surdyk at 716.695.1987 or csurdyk@jklastudio.com or visit the Lackawanna First Ward BOA Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/lackawannafirstwardboa/).  See the attached for more information and please feel free to share this invitation with anyone who may be interested in joining us.

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