Buffalo Green Code

Albright-Knox Art Gallery

While the Albright Knox Art Gallery's massive renovation and expansion plan may well be approved for eventual construction, staff and architects learned Tuesday it will not be simple.

Avery Schneider / WBFO News

With Buffalo's Green Code and fair housing legislation for Erie County both in the midst of being finalized, the transition of leadership at one of Western New York's best known civil rights agencies is happening at a crucial time. Housing Opportunities Made Equal has been fighting housing discrimination for over half a decade. At the end of the year, current Associate Director DeAnna Eason will take over as Executive Director from 35-year HOME veteran Scott Gehl.


Chris Caya/wbfo news

Buffalo has taken a big step forward towards modernizing its 62-year-old zoning code and land use policies.


Much-debated Green Code heading to Common Council

Nov 12, 2014
WBFO News File Photo

Future development in Buffalo is hinging on a new framework being established by city planners.  Despite years of effort though, there's still debate over whether the Green Code works for or against city neighborhoods.


WBFO News file photo / WBFO News

The Buffalo News has endorsed a trio of candidates for the Buffalo School Board elections Tuesday. Those endorsements have angered a segment of the public, and for some have emphasized racial divides in the city. On today's Press Pass, WBFO's Chris Jamele and Artvoice editor Geoff Kelly will discuss those endorsements.

Buffalo's rezoning revamp

Nov 1, 2011
City of Buffalo photo

The City of Buffalo hasn't had a rezoning plan since 1951 -- but now that's all about to change with the unveiling of Mayor Bryown Brown's future development plan.

WBFO News contributor Ray Mark's was among hundreds who attended a planning day at Erie Community College's Downtown Campus.