By WKTV News | Story Created: Jul 23, 2012 at 2:21 PM EDT
UTICA, NY(WKTV) – Groundbreaking on a major housing project near Oneida Square in Utica took place Monday.
The Genesee Crossing neighborhood revitalization project will revitalize blighted and deteriorated buildings in three neighborhoods in the City of Utica. The project will provide 12 two-family residences and one three-story apartment building totaling 33 units of quality affordable housing.
One building, often referred to as ” The Castle,” was demolished earlier in July. The building sat vacant for decades.It’s being replaced by a three-story senior housing complex.
Four units will be fully adapted and accessible for people with impaired mobility.
Two units will be adapted for those who are hearing and vision impaired.
Five units are reserved for people who are homeless.
The sites of the locations for Genesee Crossing are:
100 Hobart Street
1502-1504 Oneida Street
1422-1424 Kemble Street
125-127 Gold Street
1527-1529 West Street
715-721 Noyes Street
723-725 Noyes Street
727-729 Noyes Street
731-733 Noyes Street
1401- 1410 Sunset Avenue
1408 – 1410 Sunset Avenue
27-29 Noyes Street
1321-1323 Francis Street
723-725 Noyes Street,27-29 Noyes Street.
The total cost of the project is $4,406,578.