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Plans would expand arts opportunities in Buffalo

Feb 23, 2016
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After the area lost three theaters to development, it looks as if arts development projects are coming back.  One plan looks to expand a cultural site on Fillmore Avenue while another would convert of a former church on Richmond into a dance center.


Now that the fight over the Canterbury Woods senior housing on Gates Circle appears to be resolved, the possibility of other fights revolve around other buildings on the former Millard Fillmore Hospital land.


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After months of infighting and a series of often-contentious public meetings, the city Planning Board Monday approved construction of the Canterbury Woods senior housing project on Gates Circle.


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The design may have changed again but the opposition hasn't and that's creating problems for the planned Canterbury Woods project at Gates Circle.


A local developer wants to utilize four vacant at the corner of Jefferson and Broadway, offering a sign that economic resurgence may be coming to the East Side.


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The long process to start building on the old Millard Fillmore Hospital site on Gates Circle heated up at Monday's Planning Board meeting. Many voiced their opposition to the proposed Canterbury Woods senior complex.


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Monday night’s meeting of the Planning Board offered an opportunity for presentation and public comment on developments that could influence new hotspots for living in the City of Buffalo, as well as parking that will be much needed in the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. As far as the latest development on the Canterbury Woods senior citizens residence project goes, a public update is still in the works.


Another project spinning off from the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus is working its way through the development process.


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The Buffalo Planning Board on Monday accepted the Draft Generic Environmental Impact Study for the $150 million Gates Circle project. Next, the public will get its chance to comment on the project.


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The implosion of the old Millard Fillmore Hospital on Saturday cleared the way for the giant re-development of the site. A major piece is the new Canterbury Woods facility.

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Two former school sites will see new life through redevelopment projects that will turn one into apartments, and the other into a new community center and clinic.


Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Developers are going through the early steps to convert the former Millard Fillmore Gates Circle hospital complex into a multi-use site. But neighbors are expressing concerns for potential traffic and parking headaches.

Ellicott neighborhood to gain new restaurant

Jun 2, 2015
Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Buffalo’s Ellicott Street neighborhood continues to experience new projects, helping it emerge as the city's latest hot space for development.

City planners approve new Checkers in North Buffalo

May 6, 2015
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A popular drive-thru hamburger joint will be setting up shop in North Buffalo later this year. 

The project represents a $70 million investment, but redeveloping the long-abandoned AM&A's store in downtown Buffalo has hit a snag. Last week, the Buffalo Planning Board delayed a vote on the project for two weeks.

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Buffalo City planners will take public comments later this month on a $70 million residential project in the Buffalo-Niagara medical corridor. 

Cincinnati firm to develop 545 Swan

Dec 2, 2014
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Buffalo City Planners have approved a more than $20 million plan by a Cincinnati development group to convert a Swan Street warehouse to apartments and commercial space.


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Proposed designs for a brand new Women and Children's Hospital were unveiled this morning during a meeting of Buffalo's Planning Board. 

The hospital plans to relocate the entire facility to the corner of Ellicott and High streets in the Medical Corridor.  Kaleida Health and hospital leaders say the 12-story, state-of-the art facility would be designed to provide better patient care and attract new doctors.

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