Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority Report, Part I, 1935
Part I is a letter and a report entitled Request for Slum Elimination and Low Cost Housing in Buffalo, New York, 1935. Part II is an oversized bound volume of color maps based on the 1930 federal census, depicting various demographic, economic, and social characteristics of Buffalo's census tracts. Selected maps from Part II are online at NYHeritage.org.
New York State Historic Tax Credit Program and Preserving Buffalo, New York: An Examination of the Program's Use and Impact in Buffalo
Buffalo, New York developed as an economic and industrial powerhouse in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Since the latter half of the twentieth century, Buffalo has been hit hard by economic transformation and demographic shifts. This resulted in a city full of significant architectural heritage with little ability to maintain it. Until recently, Buffalo has faced disinvestment in its downtown with high vacancy rates, neglect and demolition. The New York State Historic Tax Credit Program has become a powerful tool for reinvestment in Buffalo's historic structures and neigh...