BY JOHN CROPLEY, The Daily Gazette
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — With one-quarter of Yates Village nearing the end of a complete overhaul, plans are being made for renewal of the rest of the public housing complex off Van Vranken Avenue.
The first residents are expected to move into Yates Phase I starting in December, with successive waves of new arrivals continuing into February as city inspections are completed.
Yates Phase II is essentially the same work as Phase I and has the same goal: Replacing a circa-1948 housing project with townhouses laid out in a way to create a greater sense of community.
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