|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 18 Sep 2009 00:21:14 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Remington-Rand Building, North Tonawanda, New York|
NORTH TONAWANDA: Rand developer offers update on renovations to
By Neale Gulley The Tonawanda News (NY) September 18, 2009Manhattan-based developer Tony Kissling wants people in North Tonawanda to know change is coming.
At best, many who are tied to the conversion of Sweeney Street's former Remington-Rand factory building into 81 live/work apartment units hope that change means bringing business and cash-carrying outsiders into this cottage community.
For his part, Kissling is not hoping, but guaranteeing it will at least mean a long-dormant building is turned into something new. "We've been going on for six years now and it's hard but we're able to get going on this thing," he said. "We've got the mortgage commitment and everything."
Cleanup of the site began in May, a groundbreaking ceremony was attended by local, state and national officials from the area, seemingly all of whom helped secure some kind of funding or tax credit for the project.
... For the entire article, see http://www.tonawanda-news.com/local/local_story_261000930.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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