Buffalo, NY – Historic cobblestone streets were officially opened yesterday along Buffalo's Inner Harbor.
A ribbon cutting was held to mark the completion. The historic cobblestone streets run along the Canal Side project. Work included reconstruction of Lloyd, Prime, Perry and Hanover Streets.
Some preservationists are a bit critical about the use of new materials with the historic cobblestone, but Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation Chairman Jordan Levy says construction was conducted under strict regulations...(Hear Levy's comments)
Mayor Brown noted that the project was completed ahead of schedule and under budget. Three-point-eight million dollars in deferal funding were used for the project.