An “eye-sore” property on Ferry Street will be home of an eight-storey, 77-unit condominium and three-unit commercial development after Niagara Falls city council granted zoning amendment approvals Tuesday.
“I just want to say what a great development,” said Coun. Ruth-Ann Nieuwesteeg. “That has been an eye-sore for, oh gosh, 20 years, so it looks absolutely fantastic.”
An architect for the applicant, Niagara Midtown Bowling Ltd., said the development is proposed for a “great location” “left undeveloped for many years.”
“There is a big need for residential units in Niagara Falls,” said Giuseppe Colosimo. “It is an enhancement for the community. The only thing it’s going to add is value to the adjacent properties. It’s going to be a super exciting project — a world-class project, from both design and construction methodology.”
The vacant property is on the north side of Ferry Street, between Temperance and Gladstone avenues.
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