Former Chalmers Site to get New Boardwalk

Former Chalmers Site to get New Boardwalk

Amsterdam, NY

Saratoga Associates was awarded a recent Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) contract for public realm enhancements and amenities at the former Chalmers Mill site in Amsterdam, NY. The enhancements include a new boardwalk, civic space, and streetscape improvements.

Mary Moore Wallinger of LAndArt Studio, a NYS-certified Woman Owned Business Enterprise (WBE), will lead landscape architecture and design efforts for this project. While Foit-Albert Associates, a NYS-certified Minority Owned Business Enterprise (MBE), will lead the structural design of the elevated boardwalk and also provide permitting, civil, and environmental engineering services. Saratoga Associates is proud to once again partner with the City of Amsterdam to bring this project to completion.

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Continue reading below to learn about Saratoga Associate’s history with the Chalmers Mill site.

Saratoga Team Conducts Site Visit

Did You Know?

Saratoga Associates completed the “Chalmers Building Feasibility Study and Southside Neighborhood Redevelopment Strategy Final Report” in 2004 and completed site Environmental Investigation and Remediation activities at the Chalmers Site from 2006 to 2012.

The original report can be found here:

Additional Saratoga Associates projects in Amsterdam’s southside include the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook pedestrian bridge and the Bridge Street streetscape improvements. 

The firm looks forward to the transformation that is taking place in Amsterdam’s southside that will stimulate local pride, seasonal tourism, and access across the Mohawk River. Congratulations to all of the teams that have been awarded projects through the DRI!

Saratoga Associates Landscape Architects, Architects, Engineers, and Planners, P.C. is a multi-disciplinary, professional design firm with over 40 years of experience providing landscape architecture, architecture, engineering and planning services throughout the Northeast.