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The conversion of the former Women and Children's Hospital to Elmwood Crossing circled back before the city Planning Board on Monday. Sponsors took the board members through the site plans and talked about the look of the $110 million project.

Carmina Wood Morris, DPC

Another large residential building moved closer to the start of construction, with an approval by the Buffalo Planning Board Monday.

Carmina Wood Morris, DPC

The Buffalo Preservation Board approved demolition of the old Cadet Cleaners building at West Utica and Atlantic Avenue Thursday. The replacement building is slated to be 54 condos and 95 indoor parking spaces spread over four floors, at a cost of $22 million.

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The former Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo is empty and has been for almost a year. Thursday evening a Kleinhans Music Hall, developers shared how they want to spend $100 million to build a mini-neighborhood in and around the former hospital complex.

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The next step for a major housing development on Buffalo's East Side is now concrete and steel. Buffalo's Common Council approved the final stage of a $31 million People Inc. project on Jefferson Avenue.

From a new bowling alley on Pearl Street to the arcade games popping up on Main Street, recreation is a now a key element of development projects in downtown Buffalo. As Jim Fink of Business First points out during WBFO's Press Pass, the focus on games reflects the growth of the downtown residential population.


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For supporters of Buffalo's Elmwood Village, the good news is major development along the popular shopping strip. The bad news is that there are a lot of vacant storefronts. However, there is a push to figure out why the gap.

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The winter hiatus is apparently over. The Elmwood Village development wars are reheating, this time over what to do with the former Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo.

For decades, Women and Children's Hospital was central to life in the Elmwood Village.  Though the massive structure currently sits vacant, the property still stands as a key part of the neighborhood's future. During his monthly appearance on WBFO's Press Pass, Jim Fink of Business First outlined developers' plans to transform the site into hundreds of residences.


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Despite complaints from some that two proposed buildings on Jefferson Avenue violated the spirit and the letter of Buffalo's new Green Code, the Zoning Board of Appeals Wednesday approved zoning variances to allow the $20 million mixed-use project.