1660 Niagara Street | Waterfront Park and Paddlesport Launch
Goal: To remediate a brownfield property in order to create a community asset providing public waterfront access to Scajaquada Creek.
Location: 1660 Niagara Street, Buffalo NY, at the mouth of Scajaquada Creek.
Vision: To reconnect the community to a historically significant waterfront that has long been inaccessible to the public, through development and enhancement of a publicly accessible waterfront open space and paddlesport launch.
Project Development Timeline:
§Acquisition – September 2014 §Brown Field Clean-up Program – July 2016
§Demolition – October 2015 §Site Design – January 2017
§Environmental Assessment – February 2016 §Construction Complete - August 2018
§Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper - Project design and development, grant administration and project staffing
§Buffalo & Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee | Niagara River Greenway Commission - Funding
§New York State Canal Corporation - Funding
§ USDA Forest Service - Funding
§$602,000 - Buffalo & Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee | Niagara River Greenway Commission
§$150,000 - New York State Canal Corporation § $84,000 - USDA Forest Service
Project Owner & Sponsor:
Buffalo Niagara River Land Trust is working to regenerate this small portion of derelict Niagara River waterfront.
For more information on this project, please contact:
Adam S. Walters: Awalters@phillipslytle.com Matthew O. Mattison, RLA: Mattison@bnriverkeeper.org
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