A different approach to revitalizing Buffalo’s East Side

UB professor outlines “radical” challenge to traditional neighborhood redevelopment.

What do you like about your neighborhood, the interviewer asked. What are your concerns? How optimistic are you that things will get better?

There was no right or wrong answer for the 567 residents who took the survey, but their responses will help determine which neighborhood serves as a pilot to help rebuild Buffalo’s East Side and elevate the city’s Black community.

Henry Taylor, director of the University at Buffalo’s Center for Urban Studies, unveiled the framework last November in “How We Change the Black East Side: A Neighborhood Planning and Development Framework.” 

I’Jaz Ja’ciel May 30, 2024

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