Complex to feature medical facilities for improved downtown patient access, affordable housing, retail, and Ithaca Community Gardens.
July 13, 2021, Ithaca, New York – Cayuga Health, Park Grove Realty and community leaders held a groundbreaking ceremony today for the newly unveiled Cayuga Park complex, located in Carpenter Park in the City of Ithaca just off NYS Rte. 13.
The new complex will house a large Cayuga Health medical location, offering Walk-In Immediate Care, Medicaid friendly Primary Care, Specialty Services, Women’s Health, on site imaging and a lab patient service center. It will also include affordable housing, retail space and the Ithaca Community Gardens green space.
Dr. Martin Stallone, President & CEO of Cayuga Health System opened the ceremony by sharing the process and partnerships required to make this collaboration successful. “Cayuga Health purchased this land to focus on our community and the importance of access to healthcare in the City of Ithaca. This ceremony today is the culmination of a four-year process and great partnerships with the City of Ithaca Mayor, Svante Myrick, the Planning Department and the Common Council, NY Senator Tom O’Mara, development partners Park Grove Realty and the Dimarco Group, Community Gardens and many others.”
“We are very excited to officially kick off this Cayuga Park Complex project today. It will benefit so many people in different ways,” states Tom LiVigne, Chairman, Cayuga Health Board of Directors. “We thank Community Gardens, Park Grove Realty, TCAD and The Dimarco Group for their partnership on this. We are committed to expanding Cayuga Health services in the city of Ithaca and surrounding areas.”
“Our mission is to develop high quality projects that add value to real estate and provide positive community growth,” states Andrew Bodewes, Partner and Co-Founder of Park Grove Realty, LLC. “We are very pleased to be part of the development of Cayuga Park and we look forward to seeing it become an important asset to the Ithaca community.”
“The DiMarco Group has a longtime history of working with the city of Ithaca and Cornell to build communities,” states John Dimarco II, President and Chief Operating Officer of DiMarco Group and DiMarco Constructors. “We use a partnership approach to project management, which results in work that consistently meets and exceeds the expectations of those we serve to help make their vision a reality.”
“We can’t thank all of you enough for your confidence in Cayuga Health, your support and great partnership,” adds Stallone. “We learned through the pandemic that there is nothing we can’t accomplish together!”
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Cayuga Health (CH) has two hospitals, Cayuga Medical Center and Schuyler Hospital, as well as a multi-specialty group, Cayuga Medical Associates. Combined employment, including affiliated organizations, is over 2,500 employees. CH is clinically linked to Mayo Medical Laboratories, Rochester Regional Health for cardiac services, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center for cancer services, and the University of Rochester for neurosciences. Visit www.cayugahealth.org for more information.