Join us on October 21st for a tour of the historic Shea’s Buffalo Theatre, at 650 Main Street, to see the latest updates and hear what is in store for the future! Shea’s Buffalo opened in 1926, built by Chicago architects Cornelius and George Rapp with Tiffany-designed interiors and a Mighty Wurlitzer organ made right here in Tonawanda, NY. Having undergone extensive restoration since the 1970s, Shea’s Buffalo operates today as a presenting theater year-around, and continues to shine as “the crown jewel” of the Buffalo Theatre District.
** Comfortable shoes preferred as there will be stairs involved. **
Registration at 5:15 PM and the tour will begin promptly at 5:30 PM, rain or shine.
Join us on October 2nd!
Join us Wednesday, October 2nd at Ulrich’s 1868 Tavern for Working For Downtown’s premier social event, Buffalo Meets. We’re putting together some of Buffalo’s most interesting venues with Buffalo’s most interesting people and companies.
Drop in any time between 5 – 8PM and enjoy light appetizers and mingle with professionals who share a passion
for the Queen City!
Thank you to our sponsor, Walsh Duffield Companies, Inc.
Ulrich’s 1868 Tavern
674 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
Can’t wait to see you there!
Registration not necessary but would be appreciated so we know what numbers to expect.
Join us for your lunch hour to tour the newly refurbished Michael J. Dillon building at 68 Court Street, now housing the Buffalo Police and Fire departments. Built in 1936, this Art Moderne style building was created to hold the federal courthouse functions for Buffalo and was nominated to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004. Come learn about the significant elements of this building and how the Buffalo Police and Fire departments are now making it their new headquarters!
** Please note the special time of Noon for this tour. This is due to lack of access after hours. In order to have a more productive viewing we are holding this tour at Noon.**
We’ve seen the “before” and had a party in the “during”, now join WFD for a tour of the “after” at the new Aloft Hotel at 500 Pearl Street. Join Tom Fox with Ellicott Development as he leads us on a tour of the newly completed and opened Aloft Hotel, adjoining banquet spaces and residential spaces. We will end the tour in the roof-top bar to get an incredible view of the Buffalo skyline and the beginning of the sun setting! Registration at 5:15pm, tour begins promptly at 5:30pm.
Registration at 5:15 PM and the tour will begin at 5:30, rain or shine.
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We are looking for our next round of candidates! The deadline for submissions is Monday, June 3, 2019 at 4:00 pm. Click the link below for additional details:
Queen City Pop-Up Application
Take a tour of the Massachusetts Avenue Project’s urban farm located at 387 Massachusetts Avenue between Shields and Brayton Streets with us on June 6th, 2019. Visitors will get the opportunity to tour MAP’s new training center, as well as the greenhouses and growing spaces located on the farm. Learn how this urban farm is working in collaboration with the surrounding community to provide access to fresh, healthy and culturally appropriate food, as well as educational and youth service programs. This location charges a minimal fee for a tour so there is a small ticket price for members for this tour.
Registration at 5:15 PM and the tour will begin at 5:30.
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Join us on April 3rd to hear Michael Vogel, founding President of the Buffalo Lighthouse Association, talk about the Tall Ships Festival that will be coming to Canalside on the July 4th Holiday weekend!
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Founded in 1994, Explore & More Children’s Museum makes every day a play date in our Educational Play Zones—exhibits that introduce children to the magic of hands-on discovery. Michelle Urbanczyk (CEO) will discuss Explore & More’s move to Canalside from their previous location in East Aurora, the success of their capital campaign, and what their new location means to their mission and to the programs and services they will be able to provide.
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Join us for a unique mash-up of a Buffalo Talk AND Walk on December 5th! We will hold this month’s Buffalo Talk at the historic Shea’s Seneca location (NOT the library). Join us to learn about this repurposed gem in South Buffalo at 2178 Seneca Street. Schneider Development Services has created a multi-use building out of the former theatre. We will hear directly from Jake Schneider about the process and then he will give us a tour of the building. Hope to see you there!
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