Italian restaurant, performing arts center proposed for surplus buildings in Seneca Falls

A new Italian restaurant and a performing arts center. Those were the ideas to come forward officially as the Town of Seneca Falls considered bids for the former village hall at 60 State Street and former Town Hall at 10 Fall Street.

The Town Board opened single bids for the two surplus properties at Tuesday’s meeting. How much those bids were valued at – was not revealed during the meeting.

There were only a single-bid for each property.

Casey and Christopher Galloway of Bradley Avenue submitted a bid for the former village hall. The Galloways propose converting the former train station building into an Italian restaurant, according to the Finger Lakes Times.

Casey Galloway operates Cafe XIX at Generations Bank.

Meanwhile, Becky Bly, who serves as Vice President of the Seneca Falls Performing Arts Center Board of Directors and owner of WomanMade Products submitted the only bid for the former town hall. The group wants to turn the two-story building into a performing arts center, with future plans to add a 300-seat theater.

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