URP 599-WAR– An Urban Design Study of Fillmore Avenue: Architecture, Infrastructure and Urban Space

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Course No.: 23443

Department: Urban and Regional Planning

Semester: 2015 Spring

Location: TBD – TBD

Meeting Day(s): Arranged

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Faculty: Warren

Faculty: Warren

The study will investigate the current conditions and future possibilities of the Fillmore Avenue – Broadway Avenue intersection and the block between Northland Avenue and E Ferry Street, in Buffalo, NY. Concepts for future development and revitalization of these key areas will will be developed and analyzed.

Significant architectural elements, which frame the intersection, will be analyzed and ideas for reuse will be studied. Special focus will be given to the existing Eckhart Building and The Outsource Center buildings and their potential reuse and integration into the urban fabric.