“ECHDC Approves Interpretive Structures Project – Is There Still Hope for the Seneca Chief?”

The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC) Board of Directors has approved a contract for construction management services related to the Interpretive Structures Project, which encompasses two structures – the Union Block Building and The Pavilion. Both structures will mimic buildings that were previously located at the site, with similar massing. The Union Block Building will be..

“3 Opinions Offered During Forum on Planned Canalside Projects”

The planned Pavilion and Union Block buildings at Canalside were discussed in a Thursday presentation by HHL architect Matthew Meier in the Central Library’s Mason O. Damon Auditorium. Meier discussed the buildings’ materials and appearance, their location and planned use. But the public meeting for the previously-announced projects drew just 13 people on a frigid evening...

“Construction Watch: Nineteen North”

A rare residential new-build project is underway. First Amherst Development’s apartment project at 23 North Street, dubbed Nineteen North Apartments, has broken ground. The four-story building will contain 39 one and two-bedroom apartments along with 40 ground-floor parking spaces. The property is at the edge of the Allentown Historic Preservation District and just steps from..