Buffalo Walks – The Cooperage – May 6, 2020

In February 2018, Ellicott Development Company purchased the historic E. & B. Holmes Machinery Company Building Complex at 55 Chicago Street. Portions of the remaining multi-structure complex were constructed as far back as 1870 and were historically used by the E. & B. Holmes Machinery Company for the manufacturing of wooden barrels and specialty woodworking machinery. Now, join Tom Fox, Director of Development with Ellicott Development, on May 6th at 5:30pm as he leads us on a tour of the re-imagined location now called The Cooperage. The tour will include Jennifer Julia Salon, Hartman’s Distillery, Central Rock Gym and Resurgence Brewing Company along with other common areas which may include an apartment if available.

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


Buffalo Walks – Road Less Traveled Theatre – April 27, 2020

In 2018, Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) built a brand-new, state-of-the-art theatre venue in the former Baker Shoes building in downtown Buffalo. On April 27th at 5:30pm, Buffalo Walk’s participants will experience a behind the scenes tour of this new theatre space and learn more about RLTP, including their collaborations with other theatre companies and participation in the dynamic Buffalo theatre scene.

RLTP is an award-winning, sixteen-year-old, non-profit, professional theatre company located at 456 Main Street in downtown Buffalo.  RLTP challenges audiences through provocative storytelling and passionate artistry. The RLTP Ensemble constructs bold and imaginative ways to explore, discuss, and understand timely and timeless issues that connect diverse communities, globally and locally, to the commonality of human experience. Our mission is to develop the canon of contemporary voices through production of new and notable works by regional and national playwrights, creating unforgettable live theatre experiences that bring value to our lives.

* Please wear comfortable shoes. *

Registration will begin at 5:15 with the tour starting promptly at 5:30.   


Buffalo Walk – One Seneca Tower – March 10, 2020

Join us Tues March 10th for a tour of the Seneca One Tower.  Come and see the many changes that have taken place to the property over the past two years since Douglas Jemal has owned the building.  Learn about the grand vision he has for the building and what is next on the to-do list.  Tour the new apartments, office space, available retail and restaurant areas, and common area space. 

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


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 Walks – Mass. Avenue Project – June 6th, 2019

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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