VIDEO: $52 Million Kingstonian Project Could Put Uptown Kingston on the Destination Map

Original Article By Charlie Cornacchio April 2, 2019 Kingston, NY – A proposed multi-use development project, in the heart of the historic Stockade District, seeks to answer several concerns addressed by city council, store owners, and the general population of Kingston. Named the Kingstonian, this 52 million proposed project answered the City’s call for a Request for Qualification (RFQ) for any development to the site at 21 North Front Street that could include [...]

Alderman backs creation of The Kingstonian in his ward

Original Article   By Paul Kirby @paulatfreeman on Twitter Mar 25, 2019 KINGSTON, N.Y. — The ambitious $52 million plan for a mixed-use development called The Kingstonian has the support of the alderman in whose ward it would be built. Douglas Koop, D-Ward 2, confirmed his support for the plan — which is to include apartments, a hotel, commercial space and public parking — in an email to the Freeman. “I favor housing, business [...]

Kingstonian project planners look to submit proposal to city next month

Original Article   By Ariél Zangla @arielatfreeman on Twitter Oct 23, 2018 KINGSTON, N.Y. — The developers of the proposed Kingstonian mixed-use project in Uptown hope to submit their plans to the city next month to begin the formal review and approval process. Joseph Bonura Jr., of JM Development Group, walked the public through details of the project and answered questions during an informational meeting Tuesday evening at the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center, just [...]

Study lauds Kingstonian project, but city still awaits formal plans

Original Article   By Paul Kirby  Aug 19, 2018   KINGSTON, N.Y. >> If mixed-use project known as The Kingstonian is built Uptown, the public benefits will be significant, according to the city’s Strategic Investment Plan. But its developers are also expected to be the beneficiaries of millions in taxpayer dollars, thanks to the state’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) and other sources. In fact, the bulk of $10 million DRI funding earmarked for several city [...]

Kingston and Herzog Co. unveil plan for apartments, hotel, restaurant, more parking in city’s Uptown business district

Original Article   By William J. Kemble • Sep 7, 2017   KINGSTON, N.Y. >> The city and the owner of Kingston Plaza announced a plan Thursday to develop apartments, a hotel and a restaurant at Fair and North Front streets in Uptown Kingston and create additional parking as part of the process. The plan, dubbed The Kingstonian, would incorporate the site of the city’s former Uptown Parking Garage and a warehouse across Fair [...]