ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – The home at 406 W. Gray Street was once abandoned in the Chemung County Landbank, but it has now been restored to its former glory. Jim Capriotti helped retore the home thanks to a state land grant. Capriotti, the owner of Capriotti Properties, says it’s his mission to help fix-up Elmira. […]
After purchasing the nearly 140 year old properties five years ago, construction continues inside of the row homes on West Water Street. Capriotti Properties purchased the three abandoned buildings with the intention of renovating them into one and two bedroom apartments.
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – Elmira’s Downtown Development is continuing its upward boon for the city, particularly Downtown. One of the staunch proponents of this upward swing is Jim Capriotti. Jim Capriotti, of Capriotti Properties, spoke to 18 News about his newest development in downtown Elmira. It’s a newly renovated building located in the heart of […]
The Civil War didn’t scathe Elmira, but it housed a prison camp, buried Union and Confederate soldiers and also had this: the Foster House.
Elmira’s Civic Historic District may soon get expanded. “It will begin to show the respect our community has for history., Brent Stermer, the Elmira Councilman for the city’s second district, said.
A panel of local business leaders spoke to the Chemung County Chamber of Commerce Wednesday morning about upcoming projects and different economic issues facing the community.
During a visit to Syracuse, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced new plans to combat the growing issue that is zombie properties. New York State is home to roughly 16,000 of them.
This Sunday is the “Homes for the Holidays” tour and while spectators will see decked out historic homes, it’s more than the holiday appearance, however that brings people on these tours.
After years of planning, and nearly a year of construction, the major renovation project for Elmira’s historic Row Houses on W. Water St. is nearing its final stages.
With plans under way for the highly anticipated medical college at Elmira College, the community in Elmira plans for a possible 400 new incoming students.