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Delaware Park named one of the 2014 Great Places in America

If you live in Buffalo, then you know that Delaware Park is a great place. If you live outside of Buffalo, you might not necessarily know that. Thankfully more people who live outside of Buffalo are learning about Delaware Park’s reputation as a “Great Place in America”. That’s the new designation that has been bestowed upon Buffalo’s park gem.

The American Planning Association (APA) has named Delaware Park as one of the 2014 Great Places in America.

You can read all about the parks incredible assets and the ongoing accomplishments of the Olmsted Parks Conservancy in (see here).

“The APA’s flagship program celebrates places of exemplary character, quality, and planning. Places are selected annually and represent the gold standard in terms of having a true sense of place, cultural and historical interest, community involvement, and a vision for tomorrow. We want to congratulate and salute the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy for being recognized with this distinguished honor.” – William Anderson, FAICP, President of APA

Photo: Joe Cascio


Written by queenseyes


Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest, and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and The Flutterby Festival.

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