Established in the early 1900s on a 95-acre hilltop campus overlooking Cayuga Lake, the former Emerson Power Transmission plant in Ithaca, New York is being rehabilitated into a large mixed-use district.
Using an overarching theme of "live, work, play", the development will include residential apartments, office space, small business incubator and flex space, an area devoted to manufacturing along with several gardens and parks throughout
Through the thoughtful removal of some structures and addition of new development the 1,000,000 sf master plan intends to develop a mixed-use district that will include apartments, office space a small business incubator and flex space, green space with parks and gardens. It will also include space for assembly and light manufacturing to continue the sites’ historic lineage.
As residential living is moving toward urban centers, a large scale planning project offers the ability to plan a multi-use district is an exciting project for a historic rehabilitation project.