Entries by Preservation Buffalo Niagara

The Fight to Save Willert Park

    Preservation Buffalo Niagara has been working hard with our community partners, including the Michigan Street Preservation Corporation, for nearly a decade to preserve this important part of Buffalo’s past. Located on Spring Street, just off William Street in the Ellicott District of Buffalo, the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority would like to tear down this […]

Advocacy Snapshot

Scajaquada Downgrade/Route 198 After DOT’s Public Information Meeting on August 8th, PBN submitted formal comments again asking DOT to reconsider the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy’s vision for the Scajaquada Boulevard and to reformulate plans to prioritize the park user’s experience. While there were some improvements in the presented “Final Plan”, we do not feel that […]

Historic Preservation: A Vital Economic Engine for Western New York

Protecting and utilizing our historic building stock is key to Western New York’s quality of life, has strong environmental benefits, and is critical to helping us build community through an accurate and shared sense of history. However, in recent years, investments in our historic buildings have emerged as something more: a cultural economic driver for […]

Anatomy of a Preservation Success Story

Historic preservation is a tricky business, and one that is almost never “finished.”  An iterative process that involves complex social, regulatory, and financial processes, each preservation project is unique to its place, but also can inform other projects. We at Preservation Buffalo Niagara are giving continued thanks to Mr. Rocco Termini for his role in […]