BY JOHN CROPLEY, The Daily Gazette
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Phase I is now complete, Phase II is ready to start, and the contrast between old and new is striking.
Northside Village, the redeveloped portion of the Yates Village public housing complex, made its official debut Wednesday, about a month after the last of 64 new and 25 renovated apartments were filled with families.
The townhouse-style design, balconies, grassy courtyards and softer tones are the polar opposite of the mid-20th century public housing projects that still dot the landscape.
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