Green Improvement Fund (GIF) Projects

Green Improvement Fund (GIF) project pages showcase green infrastructure improvements made with GIF grant support on private property in the city of Syracuse.
More information on the Green Improvement Fund.

Please click the links below to view projects. Check back often as new projects are completed and updated on a regular basis.

In progress

Create Public Art — $72,211
Factory Direct Furniture and Mattress — $32,737
Housing Visions — $194,650
360 Warren Associates — $107,864


Project TitleType of GI Technology*Cost**Capture (gal/yr)
GIF - Bethany Baptist Church Phase 1Bioretention, Rain Garden$57,6001,461,700
GIF - Consuelas Taqueria & BBQBioretention, Porous Pavement$38,23868,100
GIF - Erie Bruce Corp.$151,7001,172,900
GIF - Genesee Plaza Added Green Space, Underground Infiltration$616,1003,590,100
GIF - Grace Episcopal ChurchAdded Green Space, Porous Pavement, Rain Garden$99,400262,100
GIF - Graham Millwork Company Green RoofGreen Roof$91,500102,700
GIF - Home Headquarters Marcellus Bioretention, Bioretention (Stormwater Planter)$40,500102,600
GIF - Housing Visions: 116 Hawley AveAdded Green Space, Porous Pavement, Rain Garden, Tree Plantings$194,650564,400
GIF - Loon CreekBioretention (Stormwater Planter), Drywell, Porous Pavement$137,350383,000
GIF - McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy CenterBioretention (Stormwater Planter), Porous Pavement$178,050604,000
GIF - NWSI Salt QuartersAdded Green Space, Porous Pavement, Rain Garden$94,300306,500
GIF - NWSI: WCNY Case SupplyAdded Green Space, Bioretention, Rain Garden$98,5271,111,800
GIF - Onondaga Commons: Harris Health CenterPorous Pavement$77,800196,400
GIF - Onondaga Commons: Slocum AvePorous Pavement$124,200322,600
GIF - P.E.A.C.E. Inc.Added Green Space, Porous Pavement$54,000119,900
GIF - People's AME Zion ChurchAdded Green Space, Porous Pavement$54,000152,800
GIF - Salina Shoe SalonPorous Pavement$48,000191,600
GIF - Smith Housing, LLCPorous Pavement$52,600232,000
GIF - St. Patrick's ApartmentsAdded Green Space, Drywell, Porous Pavement$177,300559,200
GIF - United Auto SupplyUnderground Infiltration$57,600749,100
GIF - VNA HomecareDrywell, Infiltration Trench$65,800516,000


Project TitleType of GI Technology*Cost**Capture (gal/yr)
GIF - 100 Clinton SquarePorous Pavement, Tree Trench, Underground Infiltration$533,3001,281,000
GIF - American BeechDrywell, Porous Pavement$53,050146,100
GIF - Arc of Onondaga CountyPorous Pavement$95,053241,000
GIF - Brooklyn PickleBioretention, Rain Garden$30,55561,000
GIF - CNY Regional Transportation Authority (CENTRO)Underground Infiltration$65,3901,082,000
GIF - Copper Beech CommonsBioretention, Porous Pavement$144,400827,000
GIF - Gemmi BoyAdded Green Space, Cistern, Porous Pavement, Underground Infiltration$47,53787,000
GIF - Kopp Billing AgencyBioretention (Stormwater Planter), Drywell$25,300332,400
GIF - Mister Lady BugPorous Pavement, Tree Plantings$46,70014,200
GIF - Park Central Presbyterian ChurchPorous Pavement, Tree Plantings$61,05099,000
GIF - People's Community Development CorporationGreen Roof$80,20092,000
GIF - Synapse DowntownCistern, Porous Pavement, Rain Barrels, Tree Trench$35,70085,000
GIF - Teall CentreBioretention (Stormwater Planter), Porous Pavement$204,0001,629,000
GIF - Vibrant Syracuse Spaces Green RoofGreen Roof$199,781294,000


Project TitleType of GI Technology*Cost**Capture (gal/yr)
GIF - CNY Jazz Arts Foundation Green RoofGreen Roof$52,18857,000
GIF - CNY Philanthropy CenterGreen Roof, Porous Pavement, Rain Garden$62,700123,000
GIF - Hotel SkylerCistern, Porous Pavement$100,000120,000
GIF - Matawon Development GroupInfiltration Trench$24,21443,000
GIF - Monroe BuildingGreen Roof$99,311118,000
GIF - Putnam PropertiesGreen Roof$75,75781,000
GIF - Skiddy Park: Courts4KidsPorous Pavement$164,674365,000
GIF - Spa at 500 W. OnondagaBioretention$60,000118,000
GIF - The Galleries Office TowersUnderground Infiltration$68,680246,000
GIF - Vibrant Syracuse SpacesBioretention, Porous Pavement$153,618258,000



Project TitleType of GI Technology*Cost**Capture (gal/yr)
GIF - Dunbar AssociationPorous Pavement$100,000382,000
GIF - Jefferson Clinton CommonsGreen Roof, Porous Pavement$100,000825,000
GIF - King & King ArchitectsGreen Roof$100,000251,000
GIF - NWSI Artist StudioInfiltration Basin, Porous Pavement, Rain Garden$22,769100,000
GIF - NWSI Lincoln BuildingBioretention, Infiltration Trench, Tree Planters$78,000476,000
GIF - St. Lucy's Church 2010Porous Pavement$125,000305,000
GIF - SUNY ESF Residence HallBioswale, Cistern, Infiltration Trench$78,00062,000
GIF - Syracuse Model Neighborhood CorporationRain Garden$250,000271,000

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