The former Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo is located within one of the city's most vibrant and grown neighborhoods. It's vacancy leaves behind challenges and opportunity for the community. The opportunity is a transformative one. It is a canvas to return 7 acres of institutional structures into a block that reintegrates with existing neighborhood fabric. The challenge lies in the canvas not being a blank one. The canvas includes 612,000 sf of strucutural space, over 5 distrinct structures, orginally constructed between 1912 and 1992.
Site Plan, V1.25.18
The neighborhood context of which the site sits it primarily residential. Reflecting that existing vernacular, the proposed site will be programmed primarily with a variety of housing options, including townhomes, condominiums, and apartments. Proposed commercial uses are for added ameninites for existing residents and visitors, including hotel, restaurant, health and wellness, commercial office and grocery store.