The building has been empty for many years and is warn but still in decent condition.
The Langston Hughes Institute Center has purchased the 40,000 sq.ft. Dellenbaugh Block as the site of its future home. The properties at the southeast corner of Broadway and Michigan Avenue were built in the 1880s. Sankofa Community Dev. Corp. purchased 163-167 Broadway and 60 Nash from Joseph Violanti for $400,000.
After selling its High Street building to an affiliate of Ciminelli Development in 2010, the arts and cultural organization temporarily set up shop in the Elsinghorst
Stand at the corner of Main and Scott streets and construction can be seen and heard from three different directions. Construction crews are busy as cranes dot three different blocks. Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC) President Thomas Dee and Mayor Byron Brown gave Lieutenant Governor Duffy and other officials a tour of Canalside, the former Donovan State Office Building construction site, and the Webster Block yesterday.
"2012 was another breakthrough year for the Buffalo waterfront, with continued progress actively underway at the Webster Block and Erie Basin
Demolition equipment has been moved to the site. "We had some particularly windy weather and we were afraid of a further collapse. Despite our efforts, people
SmartPill was the first medical firm to set up manufacturing on the Medical Campus in 2009. It produced an ingestible capsule that utilizes sensor technology
Market ActivityBy Q3 2012 the Buffalo market maintained 19.8 million square feet (msf) of office space operating at a vacancy rate of 12.8% and lease rate of $16.66 per square foot (psf) gross. The spike in vacancies over the past year is largely attributed to a revision in the inventory of buildings surveyed. The CBD supports 9.7 msf of space operating at a 12.1% vacancy rate and lease rate of $15.85
Karl Frizlen, treasurer of the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market and owner of The Frizlen Group Architects, will open a Winter Market
Catholic Health is consolidating 700 employees into the new building
Over the past decade, Ron Cozzi has seen plenty of change in his neighborhood. Cozzi's Old Edition Book Shop at 74 E. Huron Street opened in 2003 and since then the blocks surrounding the store have gone from forlorn to spiffed up. Former County Executive Dennis Gorski's dreams for a new convention center that would have straddled Ellicott Street and removed two or more blocks of buildings were torpedoed by newly-elected County Executive Joel Giambra in 2000. In ensuing years, buildings on Huron, Broadway, Washington, Genesee,
A contractor has purchased a long-vacant building fronting Roosevelt Plaza, a vote of confidence and money in the critical 500 Block of Main Street.
Genesee Block LLC, a company headed by Buffalo contractor Nathaniel Fountain, purchased 9 Genesee Street yesterday for $60,000. Fountain is said to be planning two residential units on the building's second and third floors and reportedly has a tenant
The historic Erie Freight House could be demolished and replaced with a residential development. Property owner 441 Ohio Street LLC consisting of FFZ Holdings of Buffalo and Savarino Companies, have determined the condemned building cannot be feasibly restored and have reported this to the City of Buffalo. In its place, the development team is proposing a four-story, 48 unit residential project with public access to the Buffalo River. It would be built upon the remaining foundations of the former warehouse.
The circa-1868 Erie Freight House is a two-story heavy timber
The renovated Hotel Lafayette opened to rave reviews locally. Developer Rocco Termini and the design firm behind the effort, Carmina Wood Morris, are now getting well-deserved statewide recognition. They will receive the President's Citation from the New York State Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIANYS) at the chapter's annual convention, held in Saratoga Springs today.
The award presentation is set for 1 pm at the Saratoga Springs Convention Center. Carmina Wood Morris, a leader in local historic preservation efforts,
The downtown hotel market has a high occupancy rate, rising rates, and many more rooms in the development pipeline.
The occupancy rate for downtown's 1,798 hotel rooms rose to 67.7 percent in the first seven months of 2012, up from 64.9 percent a year earlier, according to Smith Travel Research, a research and consulting firm. The national occupancy rate for the same period was 62.3 percent (see table below). Downtown Buffalo occupancy rates ranged from a low of 45.5 percent in January to 82.7 percent in June. Industry standards suggest it takes a 60 percent
The circa-1883 building has been home to a string of restaurants
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