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Mike Baggerman
January 10, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo's Skyway will be under the microscope this year and beyond, with many key stakeholders keeping a close eye on any developments on the major roadway in and out of Buffalo. Governor Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address said that the Skyway "stands in the way" of...
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North Aud Block
WBEN Newsroom
January 06, 2020 - 1:50 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On Monday morning, the state announced its preferred design concept for the North Aud Block - the last undeveloped parcel of state-owned property near Canalside. ECHDC President Steve Ranalli discussing the concept design for the North Aud Block. The vision is a mixed-use site...
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Brendan Keany
October 15, 2019 - 3:00 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On Tuesday morning, the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation Board of Directors approved the designs of two projects - the Buffalo Heritage Carousel and Heritage Point Complex - which will be located near Canalside. The carousel has been in the works for a while, and it...
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Brendan Keany
October 07, 2019 - 5:58 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On Monday afternoon, two popular Canalside projects were presented before the Buffalo Planning Board, and both were recommended to the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation. The first public hearing regarded the construction of the solar-powered carousel, which will be located...
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@BuffaloWaterfront
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The crown jewel of the Buffalo Waterfront is expected to open in July of 2020. The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation expects to break grouns in October for a solar powered carousel that will be enclosed in a roundhouse at Canalside. Canalside Carousel Closer to...
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Brendan Keany
Brendan Keany
August 28, 2019 - 7:46 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - The redevelopment of the North Aud Block has been on the minds of Western New York residents for years, and on Wednesday afternoon, officials came one step closer to finding the solution. Dozens of people came to Wednesday's second public meeting regarding the two-acre development...
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Brendan Keany
June 18, 2019 - 9:13 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Ever since the Memorial Auditorium was taken down, the North Aud Block has essentially laid there as an empty pit. Last night, developers and consultants wanted to hear from the public on what should be done with the area. The Erie Canal Harbor Development...
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Brendan Keany
May 01, 2019 - 1:25 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - The goal was to create an all-encompassing online location that creates a connection between Canalside and the Outer Harbor, where people can go to learn about everything happening on the waterfront. "The announcement here today is about the buffalowaterfront.com website, and it's...
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Brendan Keany
April 29, 2019 - 3:01 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Searching for things to do and see at Buffalo's Waterfront may become a whole lot easier. A new website, buffalowaterfront.com, will be launched later this week with the goal of becoming THE place to go and find information about everything that's happening on the...
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Rendering of Explore & More Children's Museum with tricycle on roof. Photo via ECHDC
Mike Baggerman
March 11, 2019 - 1:10 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Explore & More Children's Museum at Canalside is expected to finish its construction and open its doors in the coming months. On Monday, the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation, which oversees development at Canalside, approved a proposal by Explore & More...
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