North Aud Block

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.

Chris Caya/WBFO News

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.


Empire State Development Corporation

For years, one end of Canalside has been an enormous hole in the ground where the old Memorial Auditorium once stood. The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation is looking for a plan for the site, probably involving residential space with underground parking.

Chris Caya WBFO News

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.

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.