Nies Block project public hearing March 6

SALAMANCA — A public hearing concerning the proposed Nies Block rehabilitation project is scheduled for 10 a.m. March 6 in the city courtroom at city hall.

In the general project plan from Empire State Development (ESD) acquired by The Press, the Restore NY grant of up to $450,000 to be used for a portion of the cost of rehabilitation to the vacant Nies Block Building. The structure at 63-75 Main St. would see the improvements for commercial and residential redevelopment.

In order to make the city of Salamanca’s vision of revitalizing Main Street a reality, it applied for and received a $450,000 Restore NY IV award for rehabilitation of the first floor of the Nies Block building in February 2017.

The Salamanca Press