On-street parking in the downtown core can be hard to come by, though the scenario is certainly not as dire as in larger cities like New York or Toronto.
Judge Pauline Codd described the violent attacks on three women by the year-old man as primal and brutal.
This has the effect of making the Erie Basin Marina and other waterfront areas popular places for Buffalonians to escape oppressive summer heat, but also makes nighttime baseball games at Coca-Cola Field early in the season fairly uncomfortable.
Get in and around[ edit ] On foot[ edit ] Although a car is probably necessary for most visitors to Buffalo, the small size of Buffalo's downtown, coupled with issues such as traffic, the proliferation of one-way streets, and the hassle and expense of parking, make walking a far more sensible method of transportation for those who only need to travel from one downtown location to another.
The most recent phase in downtown's renaissance, beginning over the past decade, has been the conversion of disused office space into high-end downtown apartments and condominiums — a commodity for which many Buffalonians have been surprised to discover there is considerable pent-up demand.
Climate[ edit ] Because of its proximity to Lake Erie, downtown Buffalo is noticeably cooler and windier than other areas of the city and region.
If you've ever wanted it, XXXBlack Book wants to make it happen for you.More importantly, the failure of Robert Moses-style urban renewal to address Buffalo's decline has inspired the city's leaders to adopt a new strategy for development, favoring a more broad-based approach that has already borne fruit in similar Rust Belt cities like Cleveland and Pittsburgh.Without this epiphany, West Chippewa Street would likely still be overrun with seedy flophouses, prostitutes, and other unsavory characters, Canalside would likely still be a desolate patchwork of parking lots and moribund warehouses, and downtown in general would likely still be replete with boarded-up storefronts and a virtual ghost town after the end of the workday and on weekends.The segment between Tupper and Chippewa Streets and Chippewa and Mohawk Streets reopened in January and Decemberrespectively, with cars and trains sharing the tracks; the next segment to reopen with a target date of is the block between Exchange and Scott Streets, just north of Canalside.However, it will likely be many years before all of Main Street is accessible to autos.
It is important to note that for all of Buffalo's importance during those early datiny as an inland port and manufacturing center, commerce played a much smaller role in its economy than cssual.