Empire State Development (ESD) announced today the Mid-Hudson Region was awarded $65.8 million for 105 projects. Newburgh was also included in the round up – 3 of which are pivotal projects for the city:
PS 6 Liberty Street: Total $955,000 To renovate PS 6 Center for Film and Television to be a one-stop-shop film/TV facility including sound stages and production offices as well as rental space for events, weddings and photo shoots. The community flex space on the first floor will be used for a job training, mentorship programs, art shows, and screenings.
Graft Cider: $264,000 To adaptively reuse an old factory building to create a new 14,000 square foot production/distribution facility and tasting room in the City of Newburgh.
Ritz Theater: $222,900 Awarded to Safe Harbors of the Hudson to prepare construction documents for rehabilitation and re-development of the historic Ritz Theater in Newburgh.