Making redevelopment easier is a critical factor in reviving Buffalo, and must remain a key City Hall goal. Good zoning codes are a part of that process, and long have troubled developers trying to wend their way through the system— so the mayor’s recent announcement, in the historic Larkin District, of a three-year $2.1 million overhaul of zoning regulations can be put in the category of good news.
Even better, there’s a state reimbursement of $750,000 toward that effort.
The latest redevelopment vision for this Rust Belt city would trend more toward “green urbanism” and, for the first time in decades, include a “walkability” aspect. Let’s get started...read the rest.
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