Over the last two decades, various Town administrations have explored community/recreation center concepts, but none moved forward due to concerns over long-term costs. The potential public-private partnership at Skyview on the Ridge presents a unique opportunity to deliver this long-desired amenity to the residents of Irondequoit in an affordable manner.
In August 2017, Angelo Ingrassia, the new owner of the former Mall announced plans to redevelop the 1-million square foot site, rebranding the project “Skyview on the Ridge.” At Supervisor Seeley’s request to allow town residents to play a part in the redevelopment of the site, Mr. Ingrassia generously agreed to donate approximately 50,000 square feet of the facility for the Town to redevelop into a community center.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Based on comments and inquiries we’ve received from the public so far, we have developed FAQs to provide answers to the most commonly asked questions. We will continue to add to this section as additional questions arise.
Final Presentation - A presentation by our consultants will be given to the Irondequoit Town Board at their regular monthly meeting on March 20th, 2018 in the Broderick Room of Town Hall. The meeting begins at 7:00PM.
February 28, 2018
The Town hosted a second public information meeting at Bishop Kearney High School to share the key findings and insights identified through the engagement process.
Focus Groups - A series of small group meetings with specific user groups have been conducted by the project facilitator to gain insight regarding site-specific needs.
November 30, 2017
As the Town considers the development of a community recreation center at the Skyview on the Ridge site, we are seeking the community’s input on the potential amenities and services that could be offered at a newly renovated facility. This initial meeting included an overview of the physical space allotted for this future use and interactive sessions where residents and interested stakeholders helped prioritize potential community center offerings.
The information from the session will inform the Advisory Committee and Town Board with a direction for the community recreation center.