BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A once forgotten strip of property in the Queen City has become the brand new True Bethel Townhomes.
A ceremony was held Monday on East Ferry Street to officially open the homes, which include a mix of two-, three- and four-bedroom apartments.
Six of these units are reserved specifically for people with mobility and hearing or vision problems.
This stretch of property was once abandoned and not usable. But thanks to a joint effort its been reborn, serving as a prime example of what can be accomplished through cooperation and hard-work.
Mayor Byron Brown said, "That's the key thing that's happening in this community. People working together and when we all work together there is nothing we cannot accomplish."
Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples said, "Man did not come here to be served, man came to serve and how you really serve is by getting things done in your community that have not been done before."
Developers also held a groundbreaking on their next project - the True Bethel Estates. The one bedroom apartments will provide affordable housing to local senior citizens.
Construction is expected to start later this fall.
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