Facade Improvement Program

This program makes funds available for larger-scale building improvements. Applicants are eligible for up to $2,000 in matching funds in order to improve the appearance of building facades in downtown Elmira. Design assistance is also available. This program is also funded by the City of Elmira.

Examples of eligible work include the following:
-Masonry Cleaning
-Graffiti Removal
-Wall Repair (inc. decorative details)
-Window Repair & Replacement
-Cornice Restoration

Additionally, minor building improvements necessitated by the facade project may be eligible. For a copy of the program guidelines and an application, please visit our office.

Applicants are required to meet with staff for a consultation.


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