Category: vacant properties

A Visit From The AG

l to r: Hilary Lamishaw (TRIP), Troy City Council President Rodney Wiltshire, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman,  I-Asia White, HomeownerPhoto by Mike McMahon, The Record NYS Attorney General Schneiderman visits TRIP and Troy At a press conference yesterday in TRIP’s building at 415 River Street, the attorney general, local elected officials, a… Read more »

First Annual Statewide Neighborhood Revitalization Conference Warmly Received

On Saturday, September 22nd, urban planners, local officials, and neighborhood activists from Buffalo, Cheektowaga, Syracuse, Johnson City, Newburgh, and Bennington, as well as a contingent representing the Capital District from Albany, Troy, Schenectady, Latham, Amsterdam, and Cropseyville gathered together on Russell Sage campus to share knowledge and ideas about neighborhood… Read more »

Arts Grant and CLI Action Grant Awarded

Congratulations to Public School 2 and the Hillside North Neighborhood Association (“The Hill”) on the awarding of two grants!  Project applications earned $2,500 and $2,000 respectively! School 2’s “Artists in Schools” Grant will fund a student-based, co-curricular “Paint the Boards” art project in collaboration with TRIP and The Hill.  Sixth… Read more »

Troy Vacant Properties Workgroup Update

The Troy Vacant Properties Workgroup — created at a TNAC (Troy Neighborhoods Action Council) meeting two years ago — met on February 8th to share updates of recent activities and agree upon this year’s priorities. One of our goals has been to intervene in a vacant building’s “death march to… Read more »