The revitalization of a Catskill’s hamlet, creating a model for inclusive and vibrant communities.

The Hurleyville Project is a collaboration of area residents, public and private partners to create a model of healthy living for people, the land and the region’s economy.

Hurleyville is already becoming a destination for visitors who can enjoy dining in restaurants sourcing from local farms. Main Street has been re-imagined, at the center of a revived Hurleyville, a retail and residential community attracting visitors as well as new residents and accessible to all.

Hurleyville Maker’s Lab
With state of the art equipment, the space on Hurleyville’s Main Street houses The Center’s universal design team, artist in residency program, and is open to the community for membership. 3D printers, video production rooms, wood shop equipped with tools, and a ceramic studio are just a small glimpse at the equipment and resources available at The Maker’s Lab. This lab provides a natural collaborative space where innovative ideas are manifested, community relations are fostered, and parent/child partnerships grow.

Artists in Residence
Artist in Residency is a 1-3 month, extendable residency at the newly renovated Sullivan Dairy building in Main Street, Hurleyville. The residency is open to emerging & established artists working in any medium. The residency provides work space, a free membership to the Maker’s Lab, and access to the fiber arts and ceramics studio. All artists host a community workshop, volunteer 4 hours a week at the Lab, present their work publicly, and host open studio sessions.

Hurleyville Arts Centre
Located in the heart of main street this Arts Centre will be home to a state- of- the- art theatre hosting a dance school, public performances, movie showings, and many other community events.

Hurleyville Market
Offering high-quality local & organic products while showcasing handmade goods from local artists. The Hurleyville Market on Main Street makes n nutritious food and quality products available to visitors while providing work for individuals in the community.

Thanksgiving Farm CSA Shares
Food organically grown at The Center for Discovery is available for CSA shares which are available for pick up at two locations in Hurleyville. One of which is Saturdays on Main Street. The farm provides fresh fruit and vegetables, and the members make a financial contribution to the farm.

Casella’s Salami Factory & Butcher Shop
Casella’s will bring expert Italian butchers and sausage makers to Hurleyville. The shop on Main Street will be modeled after an Italian salumeria and sourced with locally raised meat, creating a restaurant with a connection to the land and natural environment. Anticipated opening, Fall 2016.

Rail Trail
Fully accessible 9+ mile rail trail re-vitalization brings bikers, hikers, & nature lovers together with Hurleyville anchored in the center. This trail will provide accessible opportunities for all people to experience nature and history, as well as serving as an economic engine for the local economy.

The Artisan Studios
In the Artisan Studios on Main Street, several of The Center for Discovery’s adult residents are developing talents in Pottery and Fiber Arts. Completed work is sold & displayed locally, with products including ceramic potters, vases, mugs, hand-woven scarves and much more.


The studios are an affiliate of the Hurleyville Maker’s Lab.

Pickled Owl
Pickled Owl restaurant located on Main Street serves high standard food in a casual setting. They use local, seasonal, & fresh ingredients to create an elevated experience where foodies, winos, & beer lovers can gather all and enjoy.

Hurleyville Sentinel
The Hurleyville Sentinel was a community newspaper that’s publication ended in 1931. The Sentinel has been re-vitalized and is available to the public free of charge.

Community Basketball Court & Hockey Rink
Anticipated Summer 2016