US Authority Unveils Plans for $75m Central Terminal Renovation

13 March 2011 (Last Updated March 13th, 2011 18:30)

The Central Terminal Restoration Corporation (CTRC) has unveiled the master plan for the renovation of the Buffalo Central Terminal site in New York, US. The plan has been prepared by the CTRC’s Architectural Advisory Committee headed by architectural designer Paul Lang. The

The Central Terminal Restoration Corporation (CTRC) has unveiled the master plan for the renovation of the Buffalo Central Terminal site in New York, US.

The plan has been prepared by the CTRC’s Architectural Advisory Committee headed by architectural designer Paul Lang.

The master plan includes conversion of the office tower into residential units and conversion of a four story baggage building into an incubator facility for small businesses.

Plans also include full architectural restoration of the main passenger concourse for use as publicly accessible space, reuse of existing rail lines and creation of an urban habitat classroom.

The renovation project is estimated to cost $75m and is expected to be funded using a mixture of private, public and foundation funds.