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Exhibit of Historic Views

Executive summary

Buffalo's Opportunity

The Idea of Heritage Development

The Economics of Heritage Development

Urban Design and Heritage Development

Heritage Development
- a Case Study

Group Discussion Sessions

A Summary of the Conversation

Content Analysis
(coming soon)


The Relationship of the Canal to Buffalo and its Harbor 1845 - 2000

The Western New York Heritage Institute staff: John H. Conlin, Judy Pellegrino, Kate Mockler, Paul F. Redding.

George Catlin’s 1825 view of Buffalo Harbor The Erie Canal in Buffalo, 1936
Spaulding’s Exchange, 1845 Last Days of the Erie Canal, 1926
Buffalo in 1853 Commercial Street Bridge Over the Erie Canal, 1926
1938 Aerial View of the Inner harbor Commercial Slip, 1827
The Long Wharf, 1890 Aerial View of Project Area, 1936
Map of Buffalo Harbor Aerial View of the Buffalo River, 1946
Traffic Congestion in the Main Line of the Erie Canal at Buffalo, 1890 Commercial Slip, 1910
The Central Wharf 1863: Detail of a Birdseye View of Buffalo Arch Truss Bridge Over the Commercial Slip, Circa 1870
The Central Wharf, 1868 Entering the Commercial Slip,
Circa 1890
Lackawanna Railroad Displaces Central Wharf Mouth of Commercial Slip, 1922
Prime Street East From the Bridge Over the Commercial Slip View Along Commercial Street, 1922
Aerial View of the Project Site, 1994 Buffalo Harbor, circa 1870

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