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Rising home values: As investors cheer, low-income owners despair

March 7th, 2020- Buffalo News View Original Article Residents of a number of neighborhoods saw assessments jump far above the citywide norm, and many say they’ve considered selling their homes to avoid tax delinquency or foreclosure. John Howell and his wife have begun to wonder where she will live when he is dead. The 65-year-old …

Preservation Buffalo Niagara acquires historic 172 year-old building

December 19th, 2019 – WKBW Channel 7 News View Original Article BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Preservation Buffalo Niagara has acquired a pre-Civil War building at 72 Sycamore Street Thursday morning, with plans to fix it up and turn it into a mixed-use building. PBN worked to get funding and get the structure on the state …

PBN Buying and Redeveloping Sycamore Street Building

December 19th, 2019- Buffalo Rising Online View Original Article Preservation Buffalo Niagara acquired 72 Sycamore Street from Rocco Termini with plans to protect the landmark and bring new life to this part of Sycamore Street.  The previous owner of 72 Sycamore proposed demolition of the former boarding house in 2017. In addition to opposing the …

251 Grant Street Gets Underway

August 24th, 2019 – Buffalo Rising Online View Original Article By Newell Nussbaumer A long deserted storefront on Grant Street is finally seeing new life. Slowly but surely, this commercial district is being buttoned up, one building at a time. It was back in January that I posted on Buffalo Cooperative Federal Credit Union scooping …

Grant Street Gets a Big Boost

July 18, 2019 – Buffalo Rising Online Click Here to View Original Article By Newell Nussbaumer Grant Street is getting a big boost thanks to an infrastructure revitalization project, which is being funded with $17,000 from the office of Majority Leader David Rivera and a $99,600 grant from the Oishei Foundation. New York State Assemblyman …

Business Owners, Neighbors Gather to Clean Up Grant Street

May 4, 2019- WGRZ Click Here to View Original Article BUFFALO, N.Y. — For two hours, volunteers picked up garbage that had built up during the winter along Grant Street and surrounding neighborhoods. Local business owners and neighbors gathered for two hours Saturday morning for the second annual Grant Street Cleanup. It was held from …

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