Downtown Stadium

Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. September 20, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 15, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - As Erie County moves forward with plans for additional studies on a convention center, the prospect of a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills in Downtown Buffalo continues to loom. CAA Icon in January asked Bills fans for their thoughts on a downtown stadium for the football...
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Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. September 20, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 20, 2018 - 10:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said there’s been no discussions about building a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills. Last week, Buffalo Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula said that they would wait until after the 2018 elections to announce future stadium plans. The...
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Mike Baggerman
April 13, 2018 - 4:52 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Could the study for Buffalo's new convention center also include a proposal for a downtown stadium for a Buffalo Bills stadium? It's unlikely, though there is a precedent. Indianapolis' Lucas Oil Stadium connects to the Indiana Convention Center. The stadium, which was built...
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Tom Puckett
June 13, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As Congressman Brian Higgins pushes for development in the Perry neighborhood, the president of the Common Council says he'd like to see affordable housing in that area. Darius Pridgen says he hasn't heard anything about a stadium space in a long time. "I don't have a preference...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
June 13, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - If the Buffalo Bills were to move their stadium to a once-proposed downtown location, it would displace 300-400 families in the Commodore Perry Neighborhood, an area of extremely low-income housing. Congressman Brian Higgins' call to redevelop the neighborhood re-sparked the...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
June 12, 2017 - 12:15 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Brian Higgins called for the redevelopment of the Commodore Perry Neighborhood located near KeyBank Center on Monday morning. "I'm calling on the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority to issue requests for proposals for the redevelopment of 12 buildings and 172...
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