SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse has been awarded a massive private grant from one of the world’s biggest banks to kickstart its tech sector, train its workers for 21st century careers and make sure minorities, women and veterans are among those who benefit from huge investments being made in economic development here.

Syracuse beat out nearly 250 o...

Syracuse, N.Y. – Syracuse’s public and private leaders are planning a $100 million reinvention of three big public housing projects and the neighborhood around them. It’s a historic effort to turn worn-out, depressing stacks of apartments for the poor into a place of opportunity.

The city, Syracuse Housing Authority and Allyn Foundation are le...

February 12, 2019

Blueprint 15, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President

Blueprint 15, a newly formed not for profit organization, seeks a high level executive to provide leadership in the implementation of the holistic revitalization of the East Adams neighborhood in Syracuse, New York.


The 15th ward in the City of Syracuse was once a vibrant, middle...

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Plans to build a $22 million, 5-story building on a problem corner in Syracuse are moving forward. And the developers want to make it clear: It will be a space for everyone.

"This is intentionally a space for all,” said Maarten Jacobs, director of community prosperity at the Allyn Foundation, the group behind the project.


In recent months, a few tax delinquent Syracusans got a handwritten letter from Mayor Ben Walsh. The message was polite and simple: Please pay your taxes.

Walsh and other city staffers sent hundreds of handwritten notes to people with tax liens on their homes. They urged owners to pay up and explained what immediate action was needed to keep t...

June 29, 2018

Kerry Quaglia stepped carefully over the freshly installed plumbing pipes snaking along the floor. Sunlight blazed into the second floor as he opened the door to the fire escape, beckoning me onto the platform. We paused for a moment to take in the view: Lipe Park’s new art installations straight ahead, downtown Syracuse hazy in the backgroun...

June 11, 2018

Home visiting programs have a rich history in the United States. As early as the nineteenth century, nurses and social workers went door-to-door to care for expectant mothers and young families. The underlying idea was that home-based education and service delivery would improve health outcomes, particularly in low-income and working class ur...

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