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Mapping Local History – Syracuse’s West Side

EDR is thrilled to have been awarded a contract from the City of Syracuse to undertake the second phase of a comprehensive historic resources survey for the City.  The goal of the project is to identify and map new historic districts and historic properties to allow for better planning and stewardship of Syracuse’s historic and […]

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Updated NYSDEC Visual Policy Features EDR Graphics

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation released their revised DEC Program Policy (DEP-00-2) Assessing and Mitigating Visual and Aesthetic Impacts in December 2019.  The DEC Program Policy is an important guidance document relied upon for preparing Visual Impact Assessments as part of environmental permitting projects in New York, including assessments prepared for renewable […]

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Bluestone Wind Receives Article 10 Approval

EDR would like to congratulate Bluestone Wind on its recent Article 10 approval by the New York Siting Board.  On December 16, 2019, the Siting Board issued an Order Granting Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need for the proposed Bluestone Wind project, a 124 MW wind project in Broome County, NY. The Siting Board’s […]

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Happy Holidays from EDR!

To our staff, clients, and colleagues – warm wishes for very happy holidays and continued success in 2020!

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Preservation Association of Central New York Awards

EDR is a proud sponsor of this year’s Annual Preservation Awards hosted by the Preservation Association of Central New York (PACNY). The 2019 Awards will be presented at a formal ceremony with a reception to be held at 6 pm, Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at the May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society in Syracuse, NY.  EDR […]

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EDR Planning Division Participates in 2019 APA NY Upstate Conference

EDR is a proud sponsor of the 2019 American Planning Association New York Upstate Chapter’s Annual Conference in Rochester, NY. In addition to being an event sponsor, Senior Project Manager, Sam Gordon will be participating in a panel discussion on “Local Economic Development Strategies along the Empire State Trail.” Gordon will be discussion EDR’s local […]

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Pruyn House Renovation Underway!

In November 2016, EDR’s Cultural Resources group completed an existing conditions assessment for the historic Casparus F. Pruyn House, located at 207 Old Niskayuna Road in the Town of Colonie (Albany County, New York). The Pruyn House was built circa 1830, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and currently serves as the […]

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NYS GIS Association, Welcome to Syracuse!

EDR is a proud sponsor of NYGeoCon2019! Our GIS Division will be presenting and attending at the NYS GIS Association conference, being held at the Marriott Downtown in Syracuse on September 23-25. Gordon Perkins, GISP, Senior Project Manager and Visualization Specialist is presenting “Leveraging Lidar for the Advancement of Viewshed Analysis and Visual Impact Assessment”.  […]

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