Academy Street High School - 2020 CDBG Application

The City of Troy is seeking Community Development Block Grant funds to renovate a portion of the Historic Academy Street High School. The primary building is planned to be utilized as a community and cultural arts center. The City is seeking these 2020 CDBG Community Enhancement funds to renovate a portion of the first floor of the main building: the foyer, bathrooms, front office, prep area, and the auditorium. 

For the CDBG grant application, the City needs as much local participation as possible in order to reflect the true desires of the community as a whole, as well as the comments relating to the proposed project application. Want to show your support for the City's 2020 CDBG Application for the renovation and reuse of a portion of the Historic Academy Street High School? CLICK HERE to submit your name and address to show your support.  There is also an optional area for comments of support for the renovation and reuse of the Historic Academy Street High School and this project. We will also accept email support and comments at   There is also a Support Petition at the front desk of Troy City Hall, if you would prefer to stop by, sign it, and show your support by this means. Please note that your representation of support will be included with the CDBG grant application packet. We are also including the support and comments from the 2019 CDBG Application and Public Hearing within the 2020 application.

There are three ways to show your support by June 30, 2020:

  • CLICK HERE for the online survey.
  • Stop by Troy City Hall to sign the petition.
  • Email with your name, address, and supporting comments.

Want to help get signatures for support of this project? CLICK HERE to print a hard copy of the Support Petition for signatures.  All support documentation needs to be submitted electronically or turned into Troy City Hall by 5PM on June 30, 2020 for submission with the City's 2020 CDBG Grant Application.