A three-story senior housing project is taking shape along Virginia Street. Hispanics United of Buffalo/Acacia, Inc.’s La Plaza at 254 Virginia Street between West and 10th Street will contain 46 one-bedroom units when complete.
The first floor will contain residences along with a senior center, laundry room, social day care, nutritional and other related services for the residents,and a resident meeting room. Commercial space will be made available for area businesses. This will include small office space for other area not-for-profits that require office space to conduct their community oriented business. No on-site parking will be provided.
Stieglitz Snyder Architecture is providing architectural and planning services and Tredo Engineers is engineer. The project is using New York State Housing Trust Fund, nine percent Low Income Housing Tax Credits from NYSHCR, and other sources of financing.