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ENB - Region 9 Notices 11/10/2010

Negative Declaration

Erie County - The City of Buffalo Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Calumet Building will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by Carmina, Woods, Morris Architecture, Engineering and Interior Design for the rehabilitation of the Calumet Building. The project will include the exterior restoration, including new windows and masonry/terra cotta restoration. The first floor will remain Commercial Tenant Space while floors two and three will be converted into law offices. It is expected that the proposed construction could begin in December with a five to six month construction schedule. The budget is currently set for two million dollars all of which will be privately funded. The project financing will be offset through historic preservation tax credits. In addition to the comprehensive restoration of the exterior, all new windows, masonry cleaning/re-pointing and a new roof along with the complete renovation of the interior. The project is located at 233 Franklin Street in the City of Buffalo, New York.

Contact: Martin Grunzweig, City of Buffalo, Room 901 City Hall, Buffalo, NY 14202, Phone: (716) 851-5085.



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