Bagg's Square

People and businesses have been investing in Downtown Utica all along. Some have lasted generations, others sadly came and went, but others are taking measured steps forward today.

Below are stories of Bagg's Square, today with both an "East" and a "West" side. We'll link to other neighborhoods that all want, and see, a Better Utica Downtown.


February 28, 2020 - A $4.4 million shared-use path is being constructed in the downtown Utica area, to help connect downtown, Bagg’s Square, and Harbor Point...



>December 15, 2019 - Bagg’s Square cafe to close, someting new to take it's place...






May 03, 2019 - New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) to host public open house for Bagg’s Square/Harbor Point Pedestrian Way/ North Genesee street (State Route-921C) Safety Improvements.


August 7, 2018 - Future home for nonprofit activities, maybe artists, or a museum? Get to know Bagg's Square's 17,000 s.f. Railway Express Agency (REA) Building. Built in 1914 it allowed the transfer of goods from trains onto trucks until the 1960s...


In addition to the Colabratory, this Erie Canal-era property will house the Liberty Street Art Galley...


September 28, 2016 - Read, Bagg’s Square East recommended for historic register...

"Bagg’s Square East does house several buildings that already are on the National Register of Historic Places, such as Union Station at 321 Main St., the Hieber Building at 311-315 Main St. that houses the Children’s Museum, and the former Utica Daily Press building at 310-312 Main St. that houses Kids Oneida."




Brett Truett: 10-12 Liberty Street. In addition to a private residence, 10-12 Liberty Street in Bagg's Square will be home to a membership organization called the Colabratory. Here a space for "creative types" has been taking shape...


Bagg's Square is slowly developing, but our long-term possibilities are huge...


BetterUticaDowntown (BUD) Says: "You will see how the Columbia-Lafayette Neighborhood will be further developed to Become a more desirable place to do business, visit, and live. You'll learn how we will work with other Utica Neighborhoods to develop increased contentedness"



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