Buffalo River Landing apartments start going up in two weeks

  From The Buffalo News.   Building Update is a regular feature highlighting progress on development projects throughout the region. Project name: Buffalo River Landing Address: 441 Ohio St., Buffalo Developer: Savarino Companies and Frontier Group of Companies   Cost: $17 million Description: Demolition of deteriorated Erie Freight House and construction of new five-story mixed-use […]

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Construction Underway at 441 Ohio Street

Construction has started on one of the newest residential developments in Buffalo, which will eventually bring dozens of apartments to a former Ohio Street shipping facility site along the Buffalo River. To read the full article in The Buffalo News, click here.

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FRONTIER INDUSTRIAL CORP COMPLETES DEMOLITION AND SITE PREPARATION AT 441 OHIO STREET

  Frontier Industrial Corp. has completed clean-up and site preparation at 441 Ohio Street in Buffalo, New York clearing the way for development of Buffalo River Landing. The work performed by Frontier included safe demolition, site remediation and ultimately redevelopment of the former Erie Freight House. The building was taken down slowly and carefully because […]

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Erie Freight House comes down, Buffalo River development to come

Amid frigid temperatures and the honking of Canada geese along the snow- and ice-clogged Buffalo River, workers mounting heavy construction equipment on Monday continued to demolish the deteriorating former Erie Freight House facility on Ohio Street to make way for a new 78-unit apartment building with water views.

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Rebuilt Ohio Street is seen as key to transformation

The rebuilt Ohio Street, which officially opened yesterday, is expected to serve as a link between the core of downtown Buffalo and the Outer Harbor, which itself is poised to undergo a transformation. Financed with funds from the City of Buffalo, Erie Canal Harbor DevelopmentCorp. and federal Highway Administration, the $11.4 million project has turned […]

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Buffalo RiverWorks opens for hockey and curling, with more to come

Hockey and curling get underway today at Buffalo RiverWorks, the new sports and entertainment center on the Buffalo River. A grand opening is expected to follow in February, with the debut of a 6,000-seat entertainment and recreation venue that will include a restaurant and three bars. The city’s newest waterfront attraction, built at a cost […]

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Ohio Street, under $11 million redesign, reopens

Ohio Street, the former industrial road being redesigned with $11 million as an attractive link between Canalside and the Outer Harbor, has reopened to traffic. In addition, progress is also being made along its route. Cars returned this week to all of Ohio Street, the 1.4-mile link between Michigan Avenue and Fuhrmann Boulevard. The Ohio […]

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German painter Anselm Kiefer is Silo City’s newest fan

Anselm Kiefer has a thing for ruins. And the acclaimed German painter, who visited Albright-Knox Art Gallery yesterday for a rare public appearance on this continent, found plenty of ruins to revel in during his brief time here. Before the talk, Kiefer took an escorted trip through Silo City, the post-industrial complex of grain elevators […]

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RiverBend signals a $5 billion investment and a ‘New Buffalo’

There has not been this many people at the former Republic Steel site in South Buffalo in decades and what they heard came as a big surprise. Hundreds turned out Tuesday afternoon to hear Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other elected officials join with the chief executive officer of SolarCity Corp. to lay out plans for […]

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Waterfront history tours do a booming business

Aboard the Miss Buffalo II on a Sunday afternoon, old Erie Canal folk songs blared out of the stereo. Captain Tom Woodrow greeted the passengers, most older than 60, who filtered onto the boat. Some were looking for a seat with a good view, while others made a beeline for the bar. But out-of-towners and […]

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