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ENB - Region 9 Notices 2/6/2019

Notice of Availability of Final Scope

Erie County - The City of Buffalo Planning Board, as lead agency, has made the Final Scope for the proposed Elmwood Crossing Mixed-Use Project (AKA Women & Children's Hospital Reuse) available. The Draft Scope is available from the contact listed below and on line at: The action involves the redevelopment of parcels comprising the project area as a mixed-use project consisting of commercial, including retail, office, health/wellness, grocery store, and a daycare; hospitality, consisting of a hotel and related spaces; and residential uses, including apartments, townhomes and condominium units. The project includes the rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the former Woman and Children's Hospital of Buffalo, and construction of new buildings. It is anticipated that the mixed-use redevelopment project will reuse more than 90% of the existing building spaces on the former Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo campus. Site and infrastructure improvements are also included in the project. The project is located on various parcels on the east side of Elmwood Avenue in the City of Buffalo, New York .

Contact: Jason Paananen, City of Buffalo, 901 City Hall, 65 Niagara Square, Buffalo, NY 14202, Phone: (716) 851-5406, E-mail:

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