Developer: Demo only option for Linden St. building

GENEVA — Dave Linger said he and others were duped.

One of downtown’s most active developers, along with his partner, Wendy Marsh, he was one of many Geneva business owners who supported Calvin Ruthven’s plan to redevelop the long-vacant 29 Linden St. into a beer garden and lower-level bar.

It involved a controversial plan to demolish the ailing third floor, where walls were bowing from water damage

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