DRI: Upstate cities have had varied experiences with their DRI awards

DRI: Upstate cities have had varied experiences with their DRI awards

The five rounds of funding through the state's Downtown Revitalization Initiative have brought hundreds of millions of dollars to downtowns across the state since 2016. As Gloversville embarks on its DRI process, here's a look at how things have gone in nearby cities that were recipients in previous rounds of the coveted $10 million economic development prize. AMSTERDAM Closest geographically is Amsterdam, which was chosen as the Mohawk Valley recipient in DRI Round 3, in 2018. Like Gloversville, it's a city that hasn't fully recovered from the loss of its signature industry decades ago. Amsterdam's efforts to revitalize its downtown…
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