Governor Cuomo’s office announced 13 transformational projects to change the face of downtown Auburn.

This comes as part of $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative award the city won earlier this year.

It comes as part of the Governor’s plans to improve the upstate economy and create more business opportunities for Central New York.

Renovate the Auburn Public Theater: Including the creation of a cafe, community event space, a black box theater, an Auburn Music Hall of Fame, an elevator, kitchen space, a new entryway.

Establish a Peer Recovery Facility: Fix-up and renovate a vacant three-story structure at 13 Chapel Street into a central facility for comprehensive recovery, treatment, and complementary health care services.

Rehabilitate the Historic Seward House Museum’s Carriage House and Barn: Rehabilitate the Seward House Museum’s barn and carriage house to serve as meeting, office, and event spaces, preserving a local cultural asset and driving tourism downtown.

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