OSWEGO — Operation Oswego County (OOC) announced that it recently honored Anthony M. Pauldine with the 2019 Dee Heckethorn Entrepreneur Award in recognition of “exceptional entrepreneurial spirit, creativity, and dedication to revitalizing the City of Oswego’s downtown.”
Pauldine restored the 191-year-old former fish market that is on the National Register of Historic Places, Cahill Landing, into seven upscale apartments. It was recognized by the Preservation League of New York State with a 2019 Excellence in Historic Preservation Award, the OOC said in a news release.
He also transformed the former YMCA building into a mixed-use development with 10 loft apartments and 5,500 square feet of commercial space, restored the historic Buckhout-Jones building that is now home to the Children’s Museum of Oswego, and developed the Canal Commons that offers shopping in the heart of downtown Oswego with over a dozen shops and The Lofts at Canal Commons that features 11 luxury apartments.
Pauldine has operated a general contracting business, Anthony M. Pauldine General Contractor, Inc., for more than 30 years. The business is located at 190 5th Ave. in Oswego.