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On a chilly but sunny Wednesday afternoon, there were some visitors walking around Canalside or sitting on a bench looking into a clear blue sky, across the harbor. However, this year, that waterfront scene is buried in the fog of coronavirus, leaving the events of the next few months unclear.


Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation

The final shape of a planned Canalside neighborhood is getting closer, as the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation on Wednesday showed off some possible designs for development on the site of the former Memorial Auditorium, now called the North Aud Block.

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The Cuomo Administration is ramping up its effort to fill in the eyesore next to the ice rinks at Canalside known as the North Aud Block.


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Years after the demolition of the old War Memorial Auditorium was complete, steps are finally being taken to fill-in the hole-in-the-ground next to Canalside.

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In what as become an annual ritual around here, the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation Wednesday night showed off areas it wants to develop on the Outer Harbor, the latest phase of the project.

Architect of waterfront's rebirth retiring

May 16, 2018
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The man who has led the redevelopment of Buffalo's waterfront is calling it a career. The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation has announced its president, Tom Dee, will retire June 29.

Robert Indiana

A large work of public art, by a world-famous artist, is heading to Buffalo's Outer Harbor.

Avery Schneider / WBFO News

Congressman Brian Higgins is calling for solid plans for more than $90 million in funding that is headed for Buffalo’s waterfront, and he has ideas on what to do with it.


Mike Desmond / WBFO News

More construction and planning are coming to Buffalo's Outer Harbor, as decisions continue on what to do with the vast swath of land along Lake Erie.

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Plans are in the works that will change the look of Canalside. The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation has approved what it's calling the "Interpretative Structures Project."

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Buffalo officially has a state park, with Wednesday's ribbon cutting for Buffalo Harbor State Park, a multi-million-dollar rebuilding of the decrepit relics of the city's industrial past into a major recreation area.

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The effort to redevelop the downtown Buffalo waterfront has taken another step forward. Developers are being sought for vacant sites at Canalside.

WNED's Jeff Dinehart

The fight is continuing between Congressman Brian Higgins and the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation, as the agency says it will move forward on its 2013 master plan.

Chris Caya WBFO News

The "Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper" model that has proven successful in growing Canalside has been adopted for Buffalo's Outer Harbor. But the plan approved by the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation is raising concerns. 


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The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority has voted to begin transferring a Fuhrman Boulevard property over to the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation.

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Drawing nearly a million visitors to Buffalo's waterfront this past summer cost more than expected. As a result, the current contract for Canalside has been increased 50 percent.

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After years of trying to get out of the waterfront redevelopment business, the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is close to selling its holdings on Buffalo's Outer Harbor to another agency.