SOWING SEEDS OF PROGRESS: The familiar frame homes that lined North and South Front St., are now piles of rubble that will be cleared to make way for a $3,263,783 moderate income housing project. The Hudson Urban Renewal Agency, through the developer Montrose Construction Corp. of White Plains, hopes to begin construction of 168 housing units overlooking the river on Nov. 9. Within 12 to 14 months, the agency said, a landscaped development of 38 one-bedroom, 91 two-bedroom, and 35 three-bedroom units, parking areas, and an expanded Promenade Hill Park will replace what had been considered one of the most deteriorated sections of the city. (Register-Star photos by Joe Traver)It's remarkable how differently this action, seen as "progress" forty years ago, is viewed today.
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