Green Projects

Green Projects showcases Green Infrastructure improvements made in the city of Syracuse.

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

2012 Projects

Project Title Type of GI Technology  *Cost  ** Capture
(gal/yr)
Atrium Garage
Cistern
 $2,875
 38,400
OCPL – Beauchamp Library
Bioretention/ Rain Garden
 $112,000
 265,000
OCPL – Hazard Library
Porous Pavement, Bioretention
$170,000
 370,000
OCPL - Mundy Library
Porous Pavement, Tree Trench

 

$188,000
 215,000
OCPL – Petit Library
Porous Pavement,
Roof Leader Disconnection
$130,000
254,000
OCPL – White Library
Porous Pavement, Rain Garden, Rain Barrel, Infiltration Trench
$180,000
 424,000
 Rain Barrel Program 2012
Rain Barrels
 TBD
 TBD
 Street Tree Contract 2012
Street Tree Plantings
TBD
 2,000,000
 Westcott Community Center
Porous Pavers, Rain Barrel
$52,500
153,000
       

2011 Projects – Ongoing

Project Title Type of GI Technology *Cost **Capture  (gal/yr)
Avery Ave – Park Greening at
Pass Arboretum
Rain Garden
$316,420
746,000
Connective Corridor – Forman Park
Landscape Enhancement
$50,000
121,000
Connective Corridor -Phase 1,
Contract 2
Green Street
TBD
2,494,366
Delaware Rain Garden
(Grand Ave & Delaware St)
Rain Garden
$0
TBD
Greening the Gray at Basin 044
Downspout Disconnection
$0
69,000
Greening the Gray at Basin 045
Downspout Disconnection
$0
69,000
Greening the Gray at Clinton
Storage Facility
Bioretention, Green Separation
$0
5,152,000
Greening the Gray at Harbor
Brook Storage Facility
Bioretention, Porous Pavement
$0
305,000
OnCenter Municipal Garage
Bioretention
$246,985
1,277,000
Otisco Street Green Corridor (Phase 1)
Green Street
$1,413,732
2,240,845
Pocket Park at W. Genesee & N. Clinton
(Robert R. Haggart Park)
Porous Pavement, Bioretention
$105,000
125,000
SCSD Central Offices Parking Lot
Infiltration Beds
$403,500
2,036,619
SCSD Hughes Magnet School
Porous Pavement
$288,000
1,504,000
SCSD Institute of Technology
Separation
$0
2,251,000
SCSD Dr. Weeks Elementary
Bioretention
$89,000
2,177,000
Skiddy Park Enhancements
Porous Pavement
$244,000
898,000
Sunnycrest Park – Golf Course
Parking Lot
Bioretention
$362,599
843,000
SUNY Upstate Green Roof
Green Roof
$0
211,000
SUNY Upstate Rain Garden/Trees
Rain Garden/Trees
$0
65,000
SUNY Upstate – Institute for
Human Performance
Tree Trench
$0
18,000
Vacant Lot Project: 701 Oswego Street
Infiltration Trenches, Urban Garden
$85,214
259,000
Wilbur Ave Zoo Entrance
Rain Garden
$299,990
680,000
       

2011 Projects – Completed

Barnabas Center – Onondaga Earth
Corps Demnstration Project
Rain Gardens, Green Wall
$0
38,875
Bellevue Academy
Tree Plantings
$0
20,000
Bishop Foery – Onondaga Earth
Corps Demonstration Project
Rain Gardens, Rain Barrels
$0
29,303
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation – GIF
Green Roof
$52,188
53,000
CNY Philanthropy Center – GIF
Green Roof, Bioretention, Porous Pavement
$62,700
88,310
Concord Place
Green Street
$78,900
955,000
Connective Corridor - Phase 1, Contract 1
Green Street
$948,717
5,742,000
County Board of Elections Bldg
Bioretention (Stormwater Planter)
$0
114,000
Downtown Streetscapes -
200 block E. Water St.
Enhanced Street Trees
$133,400
131,000
Downtown Streetscapes -
300 block Montgomery St.
Enhanced Street Trees
$96,600
169,000
Elephant Exhibit – Rosamond Gifford Zoo
Green Roof
$183,900
114,000
Erie Canal Museum Green Roof
Green Roof
$73,480
39,000
Galleries Office Towers – GIF
Underground Infiltration
$100,000
352,000
Geddes St Road Reconstruction
Bioretention
$203,000
523,000
Harbor Brook Wetland -
Compensatory Storage
Treatment Wetland
$260,000
0
Harrison Street -
Commercial Green Street
Green Street
$109,920
180,000
Hazard Library Green Roof
Green Roof
$67,275
88,000
Hotel Skyler – GIF
Porous Pavement, Cistern
$100,000
173,000
Matawon Development Group – GIF
Infiltration Trench
$24,214
73,600
Monroe Building – GIF
Green Roof
$99,311
91,581
OnCenter Green Roof
Green Roof
$1,038,000
1,033,000
OnCenter Surface Lot
Porous Pavement, Tree Trench
$529,040
2,360,000
Putnam Properties – GIF
Green Roof
$75,757
81,000
Rain Barrel Program 2011
Rain Barrels
$35,937
1,216,413
Skiddy Park: Courts4Kids – GIF
Porous Pavement
$164,674
344,400
Spa at 500 W. Onondaga – GIF
Bioretention
$60,000
150,000
Street Tree Contract A
Enhanced Street Trees
$1,222,352
814,000
Street Tree Contract B
Enhanced Street Trees
Sunnycrest Arena Parking Lot
Porous Pavement
$407,000
1,876,000
Townsend Median Phase 1
Bioretention
$86,000
317,000
Townsend Median Phase 2
Bioretention
$43,000
53,000
Tree Plantings in Court Woodlawn
Community Tree Planting
$0
118,000
Tree Plantings in Schiller Park
Community Tree Planting
$0
160,000
Tree Plantings in Union/Demong Parks
Community Tree Planting
$0
48,000
Vibrant Syracuse Spaces – GIF
Porous Pavement, Bioretention
$153,618
440,000
War Memorial Cistern System (Phase 1)
Stormwater Reuse Cistern
$1,229,251
400,000
Water Street Gateway
Infiltration Trench & Porous Pavers
$920,088
924,000
Water Street Pavement Removal
Pavement Removal
$124,000
768,000
2011 ESTIMATED TOTAL :
(completed + in progress)
 
$12,586,762
43,619,312

 

2010 Projects – Completed

City Parking Lot #3
Porous Pavement, Bioretention
$239,102
678,000
City Parking Lot #21
Bioretention, Infiltration Trench
$188,046
462,000
Creekwalk: Jefferson to Walton
Porous Pavement, Bioretention
$63,000
135,000
Creekwalk: Walton to Fayette
Porous Pavement
$47,000
119,000
Dunbar Association – GIF
Porous Pavement
$100,000
225,000
Grand Ave Sidewalk
Porous Pavement
$100,000
10,000
Jefferson Clinton Commons – GIF
Green Roof, Porous Pavement
$100,000
299,000
King + King Architects – GIF
Green Roof
$100,000
197,000
NWSI Artist Studio/Apartment – GIF
Porous Pavement, Rain Garden,
Infiltration Basin
$22,769
130,000
NWSI Lincoln Building – GIF
Bioretention, Tree Planters,
Infiltration Trenches
$78,000
476,000
Pearl Street Parking Lot
Porous Pavement
$397,000
1,286,000
Primate Exhibit – Rosamond Gifford Zoo
Cisterns, Porous Pavement, Rain Garden
$25,000
613,000
St. Lucy’s Church – GIF
Porous Pavement
$125,000
246,000
SUNY-ESF Residence Hall – GIF
Bioswales, Cisterns,
Infiltration Trench
$78,000
62,000
Syracuse Model Neighborhood – GIF
Rain Gardens
$250,000
387,000
Townsend Street Parking Lot
Infiltration Trench
$342,000
975,000
Tree Enhancement in Burnet Park
Tree Plantings
$11,480
82,000
2010 TOTAL:
 
$2,266,397
6,382,000
2011 TOTAL:
 
$12,586,762
43,619,312

 

COMBINED TOTAL (2010-2011):
 
$14,853,159
50,001,312
*Project costs may change during the construction process.
**Capture reflects the annual runoff reduction from stormwater capture associated with the project.
  
Click here for a map of 2011 projects in the Project 50 campaign
Click here for the Green Improvement Fund (GIF) projects page
Click here for information on the Suburban Green Infrastructure Program