Recent Projects

CiviCure Since Incorporation

2000 Non-profit tax [501 c 3] status granted in August.

2000 Conceptual Plan for Downtown Hoosick Falls by Argus Architects and Preservation working with the Downtown Revitalization Committee of Hoosick Chamber of Commerce.

Present day John Street

Baker Agency facelift.

Grandma Moses Heritage Center

2001 Bake Sale at the October Farmers Market at Wood Park to benefit Wood Block restoration.

2003 Village of Hoosick Falls completes Community Strategic Plan.

2004 Town of Hoosick completes a Comprehensive Plan.

CiviCure sponsors a local competitive grant program providing $1,000 grants to property owners who improve the exterior appearance of their homes.

Main Street, New York grant application submitted with the support of the Hoosick Falls Village Board.

2005-2009 Main Street New York Grant of $200,000 received and administered

Grants in the amount of $180,000 and $20,000 with the second sum used for streetscape enhancement. The funds were used to revitalize the 3-block target area of Main, John and Classic Streets.

The grant funded projects in the categories of building Renovation, facade Improvement and energy efficiency, improved public access, stabilization and correction of modern changes. These included:

  • 60 Classic Street.
  • 5 John Street.
  • 8-10 John Street.
  • 11-15 John Street.
  • 14 John Street.
  • 24 Church Street.

Riverfront Study: AQC Architects, NYC collaborate with students and faculty from Syracuse University's School of Architecture and Columbia University's Urban Design Lab on the development of plans for the restoration of Classic Street along the Hoosic River. Public meetings, including local and state government leaders result in a business plan and schematic drawings for the proposed Grandma Moses Heritage Center.

2006 Visitor Kiosk Design Project.

Meetings of Civicure and The Persistence Foundation (TPF) with state legislative representatives about the creation of the Grandma Moses heritage district to include sites that represent Hoosick's agricultural heritage such as TPF's restored Historic Barns of Nipmoose in West Hoosick and art and architectural heritage efforts pursued by Civicure.

Request to the office of the Governor of the State of New York for Economic Development Funding in Partnership with ASA, HooRWA, Persistence Foundation, Barnett Homestead and Bennington Battlefield Living History Museum.

$50,000 New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Legislative Initiative Grant to further creation of the Grandma Moses Heritage Center through website and program development.

2010 Application made to the New York Upstate Regional Blueprint Fund for further development of the Wood Block upper floors for artist's studios, gallery and living space.