Buffalo Walks – Shea’s Buffalo Theatre – October 21, 2019

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.

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Buffalo Meets – Ulrich’s 1868 Tavern – October 2, 2019

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!

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Registration not necessary but would be appreciated so we know what numbers to expect.

 

Buffalo Walks – Buffalo Police and Fire Department – Sept. 18, 2019

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.**

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Buffalo Walks – Aloft Hotel at 500 Pearl Street – August 7th, 2019

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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Buffalo Walks – Buffalo Lighthouse – July 17th, 2019

Join us to experience the Buffalo Lighthouse built in 1833 and hear about its recent restoration. You will be able to climb to the top, a rare opportunity that isn’t open to the public very often! Enjoy the incredible view of the Buffalo Harbor, boats sailing on Lake Erie and Downtown Buffalo as we learn about the important role this lighthouse has played in the history of Buffalo. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes for the climb to the top.

Registration at 5:15 PM and the tour will begin at 5:30, rain or shine.

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Buffalo Meets – Raclettes – April 10, 2019

Join us on April 10!

Join us Wednesday, April 10th at Raclettes for Working For Downtown’s premier social event, Buffalo Meets. Formerly known as Thursday’s in the City, we’re putting together some of Buffalo’s most interesting venues with Buffalo’s most interesting people and companies.

Register for this event here!

The event will run from 5 – 8 PM and is hosted by Working for Downtown and sponsored by:

Raclettes
537 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Can’t wait to see you there!