Request for Proposals: Planning and Design of a New Urban Space in Downtown Syracuse
The Syracuse Urban Renewal Agency (SURA), a public benefit corporation of the City of Syracuse, seeks a qualified, multidisciplinary team to plan, design and develop construction specifications for a public space in the center of Downtown Syracuse, New York. The project will transform an underutilized plaza and green space in Downtown Syracuse into an active and inviting public space, encompassing urban and landscape design and context sensitive public art. Click here for more information.
The Syracuse Urban Renewal Agency (SURA) is a public benefit corporation formed to facilitate the sale and rehabilitation of underutilized and/or tax delinquent land and buildings in the SURA area. The SURA area includes the Syracuse neighborhoods of Washington Square, Northside, Lincoln Hill, Near Eastside, Hawley Green, Prospect Hill, Park Ave, Near Westside, Skunk City, Southwest,Southside, Brighton and part of Elmwood (see map below).
SURA’s mission is to acquire and dispose of properties in a fashion that is consistent with the identified needs of the neighborhood residents for better housing, commercial services, recreational facilities, employment opportunities, and, when appropriate, demolition of properties that in their current form discourage investment and advance the further deterioration of neighborhoods.