June 14, 2021 - By implimenting an alternate parking concept, The Wynn Hospital would produce a Better Hospital Neighborhood.
This modified parking garage layout has an Action Plan.
April 25, 2019 - New group created, said to guide downtown's development, read Community partners announce downtown Utica vision. Where we hear...
"The initiative doesn’t have any specific plans at this moment, but the group hired architecture firm NBBJ to engage with the community and make a plan that will “embrace a broad definition of downtown Utica.” The new definition will stretch from Baggs Square and the Bleecker Street corridor on the east, to the Brewery District on the west; from Harbor Point on the north to Oneida Square and the arts district on the south. So far, the group has identified seven districts that will be included in that new definition: the brewery district, Bagg’s Square, Oneida Square, a sports and recreation district, an arts district, a health and wellness district where the hospital is going, and harbor point."
Also reported, "The initiative doesn’t have any specific plans at this moment, but the group hired architecture firm NBBJ to engage with the community and make a plan that will “embrace a broad definition of downtown Utica.”
The story was also covered here, Community Partners Connect Multiple Current and Future Developments.
We are “BetterUticaDowntown”! pic.twitter.com/qfZPwg4crZ— BetterUticaDowntown (@BudsforBUD) January 27, 2018
Downtown Utica has been returning to prominence, key properties in the Columbia Lafayette Neighborhood are posed for acquisition for reuse and redevelopment...
BUD wants to change some minds! Yes, the Columbia-Lafayette Neighborhood needs some work, however listen to our message... Better Utica Downtown - Clarity, Growth, Change.
So let's put energy into the Columbia-Lafayette Neighborhood. With energy and a plan, BUD will develop our neighborhood just as Bagg's Square and Varick Street have. Connect with BUD on Facebook and Twitter
Positioned in the center of Utica's rebounding neighborhoods, the Columbia-Layette Neighborhood is prime real estate:
We’re defining a new #DowntownUtica neighborhood, called “CoLa”... https://t.co/HgUsuDnUUd Think, historic preservation, adaptive reuse, revitalization, plus smart-and-green infill development! pic.twitter.com/yhPzrheZNe— BetterUticaDowntown (@BudsforBUD) October 8, 2018