Olmsted Parks Conservancy

Peter Crotty Casino at Cazenovia Park. August 13, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 13, 2019 - 3:12 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy received a $3 million grant from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation to support capital projects and for planning and operations. Conservancy officials and city leaders made the announcement on Tuesday morning at Cazenovia Park. Half of...
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Kensington Expressway/ Bradley Bethel Jr.
April 03, 2019 - 11:41 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Congress for the New Urbanism released a semi-annual report that urges redesigning or replacing Buffalo’s Kensington (Rt. 33) and Scajaquada (Rt. 198) Expressways. This is something the Olmsted Parks Conservancy has been pressing for years. Freeways Without Futures , profiles...
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Mike Baggerman
April 21, 2018 - 9:24 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy capitalized on the warm weather boom in the region by announcing the launch of its interactive app for park visitors this summer. The app, "Olmsted", is a free download for iPhone and Android users and allows users to follow the latest...
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WBEN Photo
November 18, 2017 - 6:06 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - On a crisp November Saturday afternoon in Delaware Park, the Olmsted Park Conservancy led a rally to save Delaware Park. The group is working to pull the plug on the New York State Department of Transportation's latest plan to revamp the Scajaquada Expressway corridor along...
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Mike Baggerman
August 09, 2017 - 9:40 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Buffalo’s Olmsted Parks Conservancy Executive Director Stephanie Crockatt has reservations about the New York State Department of Transportation’s plan to turn the Scajaquada Expressway into a boulevard. “My initial reaction is I hope this isn’t the final design,” she said. “...
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