Glenwood Power Plant in Yonkers gets $1M development grant

December 21, 2017 11:09AM

The redevelopment of the Glenwood Power Plant on the banks of the Hudson River in Yonkers got a boost with a $1 million grant from the Mid-Hudson Development Council. Built in 1907 to power the railroad, the cavernous facility was abandoned in the 1970s. The Lela Goren Group bought it in 2012 with a $15.7 million plan to preserve the historic structure and turn it into a cultural center. “Phase I” of the conversion, which included stabilizing the structure and doing priority utility work, was completed this year. [City of Yonkers]