Nov 20, 2013 — The state of Watertown's historic Woolworth building tells you a lot about the health of the city. And for years, the message hasn't been good. But the vacant eyesore is on track to re-emerge as evidence of the downtown's steady improvement. Go to full article
On the Raquette River bridge looking east into downtown...
Potsdam, NY, Apr 06, 2012 — Earlier this week the village of Potsdam unveiled its long-awaited plan to revitalize its waterfront and downtown areas.
It includes a facelift for the village's Ives Park and improvements in recreational access to the Raquette river; and construction of an open-air pavilion where an expanded farmers market would take place.
It calls for a big new hotel in the village; streetscape improvements in the downtown and waterfront areas; a riverfront walkway; and public restrooms. And there would also be a big marketing effort and a new Potsdam website. Go to full article