Buffalo Neighborhood Alliance
The Buffalo Neighborhood Alliance is a self-help collaboration of 15 neighborhoods from all over the City in partnership with Preservation Buffalo Niagara, the Preservation League of NYS, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Neighborhood leaders have been meeting to create this alliance since November, 2010. In 2011 the Buffalo Nieghborhood Alliance sponsored an all-day Spring Nieghborhood Preservation Forum (see below).
Coordinating Neighborhood Organizations
Linwood Preservation District & Friends
PLDG West (Parkdale, Lafayette, West Delevan, and Greenwood)
Cazenovia Resource Center
Hamlin Park Community and Taxpayers' Association
West Side Community Collaborative
Black Rock Riverside
Masten Block Club Coalition
Grant/Amherst Business Association
Grant Ferry Association
Kleinhans Community Association
Vermont Traingle Block Club
Assisting the Alliance are the Central Terminal Restoration Corporation, Preservation Buffalo Niagara, the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society, Empire State Development, the Preservation League of New York State, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Buffalo Board of Block Clubs. The Buffalo Neighborhood Alliance is organizing a day-long session of talks and workshops.
Spring Neighborhood Preservation Forum Printable Program
Held on Saturday, May 21, 2011
The Central Terminal 495 Paderewski Drive
A charge of $5 covers morning refreshments; box lunches will be available for purchase.
See below of Forum Schedule and Speaker List
The Forum will feature speakers in historic preservation, commercial restoration, and neighborhood revitalization from Buffalo, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. As an added element, local preservation contractors will be on hand to provide information at a vendor’s booth.
This Forum has been organized by Buffalo Neighborhood Alliance and the National Trust for Historic Preservation with funding from The Margaret L. Wendt and Baird Foundations. Preservation Buffalo Niagara is Buffalo's Local Partner of the National Trust. See below for additional supporters.
Registration and payment is by PayPal, check to PBN at 617 Main Street, 14203 or by calling 852-3300. A block club or neighborhood group can purchase multiple registrations; If by PayPal, to simplify check-in please email a list of persons planning to attend (name, address, phone and email address) or bring this list to the Central Terminal. Otherwise, group attendees will need to know the payer's name and attendees will have to provide their contact information at the forum.